"This difference of 4962 per cent clearly shows their hypocrisy and dedication of Modi ji," he added.
"Every moment and every day of Modi government has been devoted to the welfare of farmers and poor. Today, by increasing the MSP of 6 rabi crops, the central government, under the leadership of the Prime Minister, has reiterated its same resolve. I would express my gratitude to PM Modi and Narendra Singh Tomar for the same," Shah tweeted.
"Today, Modi ji increased MSP of wheat by Rs 50 per quintal, Gram Rs 225 per quintal, Barley Rs75 per quintal, Lentils Rs 300 per quintal, Mustard and rapeseed Rs 225 per quintal, Kusumbh Rs 112 per quintal and made meaningful efforts towards doubling the income of farmers," he added.
The Rajya Sabha witnessed unruly scenes on Sunday as Opposition members stormed the well and reached the deputy chairman's seat to protest against the Farmer's Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020.
They were passed by the Upper House through voice vote. Both the Bills were earlier passed by Lok Sabha through voice votes.
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