End of MSP? Far from it, rabi wheat purchases at brisk pace

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May 11, 2021 7:48 AM

The country is geared up for record wheat procurement at MSP in the current rabi season.

Punjab, Bihar, Gujarat, Telangana, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh have surpassed their previous records in paddy sales to government.Punjab, Bihar, Gujarat, Telangana, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh have surpassed their previous records in paddy sales to government.

The country is geared up for record wheat procurement at MSP in the current rabi season.

And 66% of the payments are made to farmers in Punjab and Haryana, the two states which are at the forefront of the agitation against the new farm laws, which, the agitators fear, could destroy the MSP system.

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