Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation from the Union Cabinet over farm sector bills belongs to the politics of playing to the gallery. These bills bring in much needed agricultural reform. But political parties’ continuing diffidence to support them is holding farmers back. PM Modi shouldn’t buckle under pressure from short-sighted politics.
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