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PM says reforms have helped farmers, as protests continue on Day 24

PM says reforms have helped farmers as protests continue on Day 24

Eastern Times: December 19, 2020, New Delhi: As farmer protests against new farm laws entered the day 24 on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said reforms brought by his government six months ago have started benefiting farmers.

Modi highlighted reforms spanning from the manufacturing sector to labour to say India has during the last six years emerged as the world’s preferred destination for investment, while speaking at an Assocham event on Saturday.

“Agriculture reforms initiated six months back have started benefitting farmers,” he said without elaborating.

On Friday, the Prime Minister urged people to read and share widely an e-booklet issued by the government highlighting how the recent agro-reforms help farmers.

The government has issued an e-booklet in English and Hindi highlighting the success stories of farmers who have benefited from the reforms enacted in September.

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