Rajasthan countered Center’s farm laws

News Desk: After Punjab, the Rajasthan government on Saturday introduced three bills in the state Assembly to counter the three farm legislation recently enacted by the Centre. Rajasthan is the second state after Punjab to formally reject the controversial laws.

Shanti Dhariwal, a Cabinet minister in the Rajasthan government, introduced the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill 2020, the Essential Commodities (Special Provisions and Rajasthan Amendment) Bill 2020 and the Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation and Rajasthan Amendment) Bill 2020 on the first day of the state Assembly session. The minister also introduced the Code of Procedure (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill 2020.