Agovernment report on farmers’ problems says that small andmarginal farmers cannot get good prices from the market. Itrecommends that the government should intervene to ensure a betterprice but only for small and marginal farmers. Is this recommendationconsistent with the principle of equality?
Therecommendation of the government is consistent with the principle ofequality as the intervention is necessary to secure the interests ofsmall and marginal farmers.
Smalland marginal farmers do not have access to adequate resources tosustain themselves during the off-season. Therefore, they need bettercompensation for their produce.