The Union Cabinet Wednesday cleared The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement last week. The bill was given the stamp of approval at the Union Cabinet meeting held at the PM's residence in Lok Kalyan Marg, Delhi. The Centre has already listed the bill to repeal three contentious farm laws during Parliament's Winter Session.
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The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 can now be introduced in Parliament during the Winter Session. If passed, it will repeal the three contentious farm laws that sparked protests by farmers over a year ago. Last week, PM Modi had announced that the laws will be repealed. However, farmers had said the protests will continue until the laws are repealed through parliamentary procedure.
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Announcing the Cabinet's decision, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said, 'Today, the Union Cabinet led by PM completed formalities to repeal the three Farm Laws.' The repeal of the three laws would be the government's 'priority' during the upcoming Parliament session, he said.
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