Leadership Needed
The Times of India Mumbai|November 28, 2020
Persuade farmers that reforms safeguard livelihoods

The march of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and western UP to Delhi to protest against the Centre’s farm reform laws requires deft political management of the situation. Undoing the misconceptions among farmers of the MSP regime’s impending demise is the primary task before various governments and the Centre above all. Indeed outreach at the highest levels of Union government could be a game-changer. It is also needed to cool tempers following clashes between police and farmers in Haryana and at Delhi’s border.

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