Farmers’ protest: Here are the key recommendations of MS Swaminathan panel

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NEW DELHI: Even after several years of green revolution, the farmer across the country continue to suffer and complain of systemic neglect by the central and various governments.

The country recently witnessed a major protest by lakhs of farmers from across the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Punjab taking to streets under the banner of Bhartiya Kisan Union demanding a waiver for farm loans, higher compensation for damaged crops and full implementation of the recommendations made by the MS Swaminathan committee.

Although a showdown between the farmers and the government was averted after the timely intervention by the government, the crisis once again highlighted the need for full implementation of the Swaminathan committee.

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