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Badal terms meager increase in msp as a retrograde step


Says this will take agriculture back instead of doubling farm income by 2022 as promised by NDA)

Chandigarh (Gurpreet) – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today termed the meager increase in the minimum support price (msp) of paddy as a retrograde step which would take agriculture back instead of doubling farm income by 2022 as promised by the NDA government.

Terming the marginal increase in the msp of paddy by Rs 72 per quintal for the 2021-22 Kharif season as not even sufficient to cover the incre