Not farmers however ‘farm-grabbers’ could lose land, says Union minister Jitendra Singh on new agri legal guidelines


Action has been initiated to retrieve agricultural land that has been occupied by ‘non-farmers’ in an unauthorised method, Singh mentioned

File picture of Union minister Jitendra Singh. News18

Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday mentioned “farm-grabbers” could lose land that has been illegitimately taken away from farmers and never that of the agriculturists.

He refuted the false rumours that the farmers will lose possession of their land underneath the brand new farm legal guidelines.

Participating in a particular programme of PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi digitally addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Nagrota panchayat in Barnoti block, the minister mentioned misgivings had been sought to be unfold even in Kathua district that the possession and registry papers of farmers shall be cancelled as per the brand new regulation.

“These misgivings and lies are being spread, precisely, by those who have over the years illegally or forcibly taken away the land from innocent farmers and built their mansions or commercial establishments on it,” mentioned Singh, the Minister of State for Personnel.

Instead of there being any risk to farmer’s land, he clarified that quite the opposite, motion has been initiated to retrieve the agricultural land that’s occupied by “non-farmers” in an unauthorised method in order that it might be restored again for agricultural functions.

The motion initiated towards the ‘Roshni rip-off’ and different land scams just lately is definitely meant to revive again to the farmers the land possession rights, the minister mentioned.

“Not the farmers but the farm grabbers may lose land which has been illegitimately taken away from the farmer,” Singh instructed PTI.

He recalled that ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took over in 2014, the central authorities has, one after the opposite, taken a sequence of path-breaking choices for the good thing about farmers.

The minister described the brand new farm legal guidelines as democratisation of the agricultural sector and dwelling as much as the idea of 1 nation-one agriculture market.

The younger fashionable agricultural technocrat will now have the liberty to decide on the client for his produce from wherever he needs and on the similar time go for one of the best worth out there from wherever it’s, Singh identified.

“Jammu and Kashmir is known for its progressive agriculture sector. There is no arrangement of mandis here but even in other parts of the country, the existing APMC mandis are not going to be abolished as is being rumoured in certain quarters,” Singh additional mentioned.

The just lately concluded District Development Council elections through which farmers dwelling within the panchayats throughout Jammu and Kashmir participated have additionally endorsed the pro-farmer insurance policies of Prime Minister Modi, he mentioned

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