Thu. Dec 2nd, 2021

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A conversation with P. Sainath on the implications of the decision.

Mitali Mukherjee

Mitali Mukherjee

In a televised ‘address to the nation’ on Friday morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the three controversial farm laws passed in September 2020 stand repealed by the Union government.

Farmers across the country have been protesting against these laws since before they were passed. They believe that the laws will benefit large corporates and hurt farmers.

Mitali Mukherjee of The Wire talks to P. Sainath.

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