India should consider repealing its highly controversial farm laws - By Kaushik Basu  | IAMC
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India should consider repealing its highly controversial farm laws – By Kaushik Basu 

 

 

….With their uncanny grassroots intuition, the farmers had realized something that many economists, including me, had missed….

 

What we need is not market fundamentalism, but a market that functions freely, within the broad parameters set by well-crafted laws.

 

The Indian government should repeal its new farm laws, and, through a careful deliberative process, craft legislation that stands the test of reason and can benefit poor farmers and consumers most of all.

Source https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/india-should-consider-repealing-its-highly-controversial-farm-laws-11614011160572.html