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- In the intro, mention that agriculture is a state subject and so the passage of the Act could face a legal challenge.
- In the body discuss the legal basis of the challenge, like- agriculture is in the State List. Also Entry 26 and Entry 27 of List 2 also deals with the trade and commerce within state and “market and fairs” respectively. Next, mention the Entry 33 in List 3 used by the Union government to legislate the laws and how this leads to legal challenge. Mention the implications of this for the federalism in the country.
- Conclude by highlighting the importance of the separation of the subjects in the three lists and addressing the concerns of the States while legislating on such subjects.