PM Modi assures farmers on MSP, slams Opposition for ‘misleading’ them (VIDEO)

On Thursday, the Prime Minister appreciated Tomar for “attempting to have a polite dialogue” with the farmers through an open letter, requesting them to read it.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending ‘Kisan Kalyan’ event in Raisen, Madhya Pradesh via video conferencing. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomed PM Modi at the Kisan conference.

“PM Modi wants to double the income of farmers. Mandis won’t be closed at all… Congress is shedding crocodile tears, Kamalnath had distributed fake loan waiver certificates” he said.

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# “The numbers I will provide you with, will clear everything up regarding the MSP,” says PM Modi at the Kisan Kalyan event

# Swaminathan Commission report is biggest proof of how ruthless these people can be. These people sat on Swaminathan Commission report recommendations for 8 long years…They ensured that their govt doesn’t have to spend much on farmers, so they kept report under wraps: PM Modi

# If we had to remove MSP, why would we implement Swaminathan Commission report? Our govt is serious about the MSP, that’s why we declare it before sowing season every year. This makes it easy for farmers to make calculations: PM Modi

# Political parties should stop misguiding farmers. It’s been 6-7 months since Farm laws were implemented. But now suddenly, games are being played to plough one’s own political land through a web of lies: PM Modi at Kisan Kalyan event in MP

# Today I want to expose those who have absolutely no care or genuine concern for you – our annadata (farmers). The report that exposes them is the Swaminathan Committee report.

#  Even today, they are using you for their own personal benefits. They are just using you to do politics to find relevance today – since they have lost their political ground.

# By telling the farmers lies about them losing space, these people are trying to find relevance and the political space they have lost now.

# Farm Laws have not been introduced overnight. Over last 20-30 years, central govt & state govts had detailed discussions on these reforms. Agriculture experts, economists & progressive farmers have been demanding reforms: PM Modi addressing MP farmers through video conferencing

# Today, several farmers have been given Kisan Credit Card. Earlier, they were not available to all farmers. But we changed rules to make Kisan Credit Card available to all farmers across the country: PM Modi addressing MP farmers through video conferencing

# Rs 16 thousand crores are being transferred into the bank accounts of 35 lakhs farmers of Madhya Pradesh: PM Modi at Kisan Kalyan event

On December 16, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar addressed the ‘Kisan Sammelan’ in Gwalior.

On Thursday, the Prime Minister appreciated Tomar for “attempting to have a polite dialogue” with the farmers through an open letter, requesting them to read it.

A conspiracy is going on to confuse farmers, govt ready to clarify all doubts: PM Modi

“Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has expressed his feelings by writing a letter to the farmer brothers and sisters, attempting to have a polite dialogue. I request all the farmers to read it. The countrymen are also urged that they should extend it to as many people as possible,” PM Modi had tweeted.

Amid protests on Delhi borders against the new farm laws, Tomar wrote an open letter to the farmers, saying “misunderstanding has been created among some farmer unions” and “white lies” are being spread on Minimum Support Price.

Farm reforms will increase farmers' income, bring investments in agriculture: PM Modi

Hundreds of farmers have been protesting on different borders of the national capital since November 26 against the three newly enacted farm laws- Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

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