Kerala becomes 5th state to Condemn and Reject Farm Laws by Passing Resolution

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NEW DELHI, 01 January 2021, (TON): Become the fifth state erecting against the contentious laws, the Kerala assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution against the three farm laws demanding its withdrawal.

In a solidarity with farmers, the assembly passed the resolution, demanding the laws citing it as anti-farmers and pro-corporate. The resolution warned if the laws not repealed timely, would push the farmers into deepen crisis.

Chief Minister Pinarayl Vijayal said that that the laws are enacted to help the corporate. The centre had passed the laws at a time when the agricultural sector was in huge crisis, he said.

‘‘The three contentious laws were passed even without sending them to the parliament standing committee of parliament. If this agitation continuous, it will severely affect the karela, which is a consumer state,’’ he said.

Earlier, the four states which had passed resolution condemning the controversial laws are Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Delhi, the capital.

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