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National Current Affairs November 4th Week 2021

 Parliaments Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021

 
Parliament passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill on 29 November in the first winter session.
 
Highlights:
♦ The three farm laws of the centre have been revoked by Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, following a year-long protest by farmers.
♦ Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 was delayed by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha.
♦ The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 was stated to revoke the three farm laws, namely,
Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020
Farmers` Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020
Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.
♦ The Bill also seeks to amend the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. It was introduced and passed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 19, to repeal the three laws in light if ongoing farmers` protests against these laws.
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