Modi announces repeal of three controversial Central farm laws
New Delhi, November 19, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the Government had decided to repeal all the three controversial Central farm laws.
In an address to the nation, he said, "We have decided to repeal all three farm laws, will begin the procedure in the Parliament session that begins this month."
He urged the protesting farmers to "return home to their families and let's start afresh".
Modi said, "Whatever I did, I did for farmers. What I'm doing, is for the country. With your blessings, I never left out anything in my hard work. Today I assure you that I'll now work even harder, so that your dreams, nation's dreams can be realised."
The farmers have been protesting against the three farm laws for over a year now.