he central government has agreed to withdraw 86 cases related to the farmer’s movement. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today that the Ministry of Home Affairs has agreed to withdraw these cases. He also informed that the Ministry of Railways has also issued instructions to withdraw all the cases registered by the Railway Protection Force during the farmer’s movement.
On Minimum Support Price, Tomar said that the government has constituted a committee in July this year to promote natural farming, make MSP more effective and transparent and change the cropping pattern keeping in view the changing needs of the country. The Agriculture Minister said that the meetings of the committee are going on regularly.
The Supreme Court, while hearing a petition, had formed a committee in January 2021 to know the ground reality of the three agricultural laws. Agricultural economist Ashok Gulati, Anil Dhanwat and Pramod Kumar Joshi associated with farmers’ organizations were included in this committee. According to the Business Standard report, the committee submitted its report to the Supreme Court in March 2021 in a sealed envelope. In the report, suggestions related to agricultural law have also been given to the government.