Karnataka Cabinet Clears Ordinance To Dismantle APMC Monopoly, Allows Farmers To Sell Produce Directly To End Market

In continuation of what appears to be a coordinated policy action by BJP ruled states, Karnataka chief minister B.S.Yediyurappa took the ordinance route to usher in radical reforms to the Agricultural Produce Marketing (APMC) that removes restrictions on where the farmer would be able to sell his produce and get better prices by eliminating the middlemen.

BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat have already made amendments to the APMC Act.

We need to demand the same in all other states of India. Time to act

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