Constitutionality of the Farm Acts: Testing the soil beneath

Was the farmer actually better off in the erstwhile regime with power concentrated in faulty/inadequate market structures and in middlemen who would inevitably exploit them?
FARM ACTS, Supreme Court
FARM ACTS, Supreme Court

The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 (Farm Acts) received Presidential assent on September 24, paving the way for an alternative market place for the farmers to sell their agricultural produce, without any State imposed fetters.

The constitutional validity of the Farm Acts has already been assailed before the Supreme Court. The authors argue in support of the constitutionality of the Act.

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