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SC-appointed panel has submitted comprehensive report on farm laws: Ghanwat

Our Bureau Pune | Updated on April 06, 2021

Anil Ghanwat

Has incorporated views and suggestions from farming and allied sectors

Stating that the Supreme Court (SC) appointed Committee on farm laws has consulted all stakeholders, Anil Ghanwat, one of the members of the panel, said the committee was “satisfied” with the response it got from farming and allied sectors.

“The Committee submitted its report on March 19 to the SC registrar. We are satisfied that we are able to complete the mandate given by the SC. Our report is comprehensive as we have discussed the matters with all stakeholders, including farmers’ organisations, marketing representatives, Farmer Producer Companies, etc,” Ghanwat told BusinessLine.

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SC to take a call

The SC had, on January 11, stayed the implementation of the three farm laws introduced by the Central government till further orders and appointed a four-member committee. Farmers have been agitating against the laws at Delhi borders. Apart from Ghanwat, agri economists Ashok Gulati and Pramod Kumar Joshi were the two other panel members while Bhartiya Kisan Union President Bhupinder Singh Mann had recused himself from the committee.

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Ghanwat said that the committee has dealt with all the issues regarding the new laws and has incorporated views and suggestions on them in the report. “ The SC will take a call on the report submitted by the panel”, Ghanwat added.

Published on April 06, 2021

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