Dr. Ajit Ranade was quoted in a Saudi Gazette article on the ongoing farmer protests. Dr. Ranade said:
Giving the freedom to the farmer to sell outside the mandi system, to whoever, is a welcome step, in unshackling the farmer. But you need the mandi system to coexist with private trading system. Perhaps the government needs to come out with a written law that they will not withdraw the MSP or the mandi system.
Read the full article here.