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🔰 Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill

This bill seeks to remove commodities like cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onion and potatoes from the list of essential commodities.

🔴Will allow stockpiling and promote black marketing
This bill gives freedom to anyone for stockpiling but:

🔴realistically only rich corporates with large godowns will be able to make best use of it.

🔴an average farmer or shopkeeper have limited or no storage space at all, so this bill plays into the hands of the corporates.
🔴Also, it is beyond understanding why this bill was so urgent that it was passed by the President (under Article 123) during the peak corona time.
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ये गणतंत्र दिवस बहुत ही खास बनने वाला है
दिल्ली की सड़कों पर, इतिहास बनने वाला है
आज होगा असली #JaiJawanJaiKisan ImageImage
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1/5. The Indian Jawan is a Kisan in uniform. And among the lakhs of peasants at Delhi’s gates is this group of 6 war heroes and veterans who have between them won over 50 medals in wars they’ve fought for India. (story link at end of thread)
#FarmersProtests #JaiJawanJaiKisan Image
2/5. “When we fought the wars, our parents were on the land, farming. Now our children are at the borders, and we do the farming,” says Colonel Jaswinder Singh Garcha (retd.), in his seventies.
#FarmersProtests #JaiJawanJaiKisan Image
3/5. ‘This is one of the world's biggest revolutions happening right now, at the gates of Delhi,’ says Brig. Gill (retd.), 72, soldier and farmer. ‘I fail to fathom why government is not repealing the laws, which it should have done already.’
#FarmersProtests #JaiJawanJaiKisan Image
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#Lockdown is critical for slowing the spread of #COVID19, and India has displayed firm resolve in enforcing it.

Massive labour churn; CMIE Data indicates that 120 million people have lost their jobs. We will need strong Govt action to revive the Economy.
theprint.in/opinion/india-…
We're already in a Global #Recession, the kind of which hasn't been seen in a century. It could get a lot worse, and we need to be prepared. #ViciousCycle 🔁 : Businesses shuttered, Labour furloughed, Expenditure cut and Demand destroyed. @MD_Nalapat
nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/what…
The #lockdown and media-fuelled fear have completely brought the economy to a grinding halt. At some stage, #starvation may overtake #COVID19 as the leading cause of death. States like Punjab are finding innovative ways to balance health & economics.
theprint.in/india/this-is-…
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Lt. Col. Hari Singh of the India's posing outside a captured Pakistani police station in Lahore.
#IndoPakWar1965
Indian army in the #IndoPakWar1947.
Major General Syed Ahmed (R) offers his surrender of the Hyderabad State forces to Major General J.N.Chaudhuri.
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