The government has “no record” of the deaths of farmers who opposed three controversial laws – now repealed – in the past year, Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar told parliament today in a text. reply.
Questioned by the opposition about the data and whether the government intends to provide financial assistance to affected families, Mr Tomar told Lok Sabha, “The Department of Agriculture has no record in the school and due That question does not arise.”
More than 700 farmers have died, opposition leaders and farmers said, in year-long protests against controversial laws that were repealed on Monday in parliament, one of the fastest repeal the country has ever seen recently.
This is just ten days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a “national apology”, making the important repeal announcement. “While apologizing to the nation, I would like to say with a sincere and pure heart that there may be something lacking in our tapasya (dedication) that we cannot explain the truth to a person. our peasant brothers.” Prime Minister Modi also asked the protesters to return to their homes.
Although the pullback has taken place in parliament, as opponents seek, farmers are now pressuring the center for assurances of a minimum support price for their produce – a demand other importance.