In a significant development, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, along with senior leader Rahul Gandhi made a notable announcement on Tuesday. They declared that the I.N.D.I.A bloc would bring a legislation ensuring Minimum Support Price (MSP) for various crops, if the Opposition alliance is voted to power in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Notably, this is the long pending demand of the farmers across the country.
The assurance to implement a law safeguarding MSP for various agricultural produce comes as a crucial promise from the Congress leadership. Kharge emphasized the party’s commitment to addressing the concerns and welfare of farmers, highlighting the essential role they play in the nation’s economy.
What did Rahul Gandhi say?
Taking to ‘X’, Rahul Gandhi said today is the “historic day for farmer brothers.” “Congress has decided to give a legal guarantee of MSP to every farmer on crops as per Swaminathan Commission. This step will change the lives of 15 crore farmer families by ensuring their prosperity,” he posted. “This is the first guarantee of Congress on the path of Nyay (justice), the post further added.
This is a developing story. More details to be added.