“We have taken several steps in the interest of farmers. To make mandis profitable for farmers, 1,000 more mandis will be linked to eNAM,” the PM mentioned whereas inaugurating through video convention the centenary celebrations of the historic Chauri Chaura incident — a landmark occasion within the nation’s battle for Independence.
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In his tackle, Modi hailed the contribution of farmers within the development of the nation and mentioned his authorities has taken steps to make the farmers self-reliant.
“In the last six years, steps have been taken to make farmers self-reliant. As a result of this, the agriculture sector has grown even during the pandemic,” he mentioned.
The PM’s comment assumes significance as 1000’s of farmers have been staging protests for months on the borders of the nationwide capital towards the three agriculture payments.
The Prime Minister additionally asserted on the necessity for unity and respect for the nation.
“We have to pledge that the unity of the country is our priority and its respect above everything. With this feeling, we have to move forward along with each and every people of India,” PM Modi mentioned.