Paddy has been the dominant crop in Assam and accounts for more than 90 per cent of the total food crop area of the state Credit: EastMojo Image

At a time when farmers from most parts of North India have been protesting against the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020 for about three months now, farmers in the country’s northeast region have largely been on the sidelines of the narrative.

While they are aware of the ongoing protests, hurdles such as limited cultivation and output, unregulated markets, unawareness of the Minimum Support Price (MSP) regime and a lack of Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs) are some of the issues that have kept them away from all the noise.

Click on the link below and watch EastMojo’s documentary Unheard: Why Northeast’s farmers are quite? to know more:

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