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Congress sets nationwide agitation against Farm Bill 2020, torchlight procession in Agartala
TIWN Sep 24, 2020
Congress sets nationwide agitation against Farm Bill 2020,  torchlight procession in Agartala
PHOTO : Congress's protest in Agartala. TIWN Pic Sep 24, 2020

AGARTALA, Sep 24 (TIWN): As a part of nationwide protest curriculum of the Congress against the BJP led Central Government for passing farm bills in parliament, Tripura Pradesh Congress on Thursday staged protest curriculum in Agartala Congress headquarter.

The three farm Bills i.e. i) Farmers produce Trade and Commerce (promotion and facilitation) Bill 2020.
 
ii) Farmers (Empowerment and protection) Agreement on price Assurance Farm Services Bill, 2020 and
 
iii) Essential Commodities (amendment) Bill 2020, that has been brought by Modi government were cleared by voice vote in the Parliament even as the opposition protested and stormed the well of the House seeking that they be sent to a select committee.
 
This bill erupted agitation across the whole country and especially in Punjab.As a part of National Congress's curriculum Tripura Pradesh Congress also showed their resentment against this 'anti-farmer' bill. 
 
In their press-meet on Thursday Congress president Pijush Biswas said that a curriculum of collecting signs of 2 crore farmers, shop owners, workers and Congress activists will be collected by 31 October. This month-long curriculum will be ended on Nehru's Birthday i.e 14th November when the Congress will be placing the copy to the President of India.
 
They will also sit in agitation against this Bill on 2nd October which is celebrated as 'Kishan Majdur Bachao Diwas'.
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