Punjab passes Bills to bypass Central farm laws
In a historic move, the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday unanimously passed three Bills to counter the contentious farm laws enacted by the Union Government last month. Among other things, the Bills make buying wheat and paddy below minimum support price (MSP) a punishable offence.
- First state to pass resolution against Parliament Acts
- Proposes 3-year jail for crop purchase below MSP
- Farmers to get protection against attachment of land
- Oppn parties SAD, AAP back Bills; BJP skips session