Jaipur, October 21 (IANS). After Punjab, now Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has also decided to convene a special session of the Legislative Assembly to discuss agricultural laws.
On Tuesday, Gehlot convened a cabinet meeting and announced that the government would convene a special session of the Legislative Assembly to protect the interest of farmers.
He tweeted after the cabinet meeting: The Council of Ministers has decided that a special session of the Legislative Assembly should be convened soon to protect the interests of the farmers of the state.
He said, in the session, the impact of agricultural laws implemented by the Government of India will be discussed and amendment bill will be brought in the interest of the farmers of the state.
In another tweet, Gehlot said, "The Indian National Congress, led by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, stands firmly in favor of our Annadata farmers and our party will continue to oppose the anti-farmer laws."
Sources said that the meeting was discussed by the civil court on restoring the rights to settle disputes in the purchase of crops. Sources also said that in Rajasthan, arrangements should be made with the Mandi committee or civil court for settlement of disputes related to crop purchase.
For the first time in the country, the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh unanimously passed three bills on Tuesday and formally rejected the agricultural laws of the Center brought by the BJP-led central government.