In this video, Abhi and Niyu explain the three farm bills – 2020 in a simple manner. The government believes that the agricultural reforms will give farmers the freedom that they deserve. But many farmers in Punjab and Haryana have come on the streets to protest. This contrast is startling for many Indians, just like us. On a factual level, it is important for us to understand the reforms and make up our own minds on whether they are positive or not.

Reading Material for Understanding Indian Agriculture:

Note: This is part one of a series of videos we plan to make on Indian agriculture and farmers’ issues. Stay tuned for more. If you have any constructive suggestions, please put them in the comments below.

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The 3 farm bills discussed in the video are:
1. The Farmers (Empowerment & Protection)Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill
2. The Essential Commodities Act (Amendment)
3. Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill

00:00 Intro
01:04 why is the farmer poor?
02:22 APMC – Mandi system & its problems
03:34 Contract farming – tomatoes for burgers
05:17 Cold storage and warehouses – onions make bharat cry
07:06 One nation one market – sell your apples anywhere
08:18 What is Minimum Support Price?
09:11 Core problem – What’s the right price?
09:56 Core problem – Farmers are not united
10:51 Conclusion

A video by Abhiraj Rajadhyaksha & Niyati Mavinkurve


About Us:

Abhi and Niyu are a husband-wife content creator duo who started their journey with a purpose to make the internet positive and put positive news in front of people. Their series 100 Reasons to Love India brought out positive stories about India, India’s changemakers, our history, culture and created an army of people who work to find solutions to everyday problems.
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Farm Bills 2020 explained | Why are Farmers Protesting | Ep 1 – Indian Agriculture by Abhi and Niyu

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