New Delhi: Farmers’ agitation continues against three new agricultural laws. Meanwhile, the 11th round of meeting between the government and farmers was also inconclusive and the next date of the meeting has not been decided. The farmers are adamant on the demand to withdraw all three agricultural laws and enact a new law for MSP guarantee. Farmers have also accused the government of insulting them.
In the meeting held today, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, “The proposal we have made is for your interest. We can do nothing better than this. If you get the idea, think once. We will meet again, but no next date has been set. “
After the meeting, farmer leader Shiv Kumar Kakka said, “Before the lunch break, the farmer leaders demanded the withdrawal of agricultural laws. The government said that they are ready for amendment. The ministers asked the farmer leaders to consider the proposal. At the same time, we asked the government to consider our proposal. After this, the minister left the meeting. Since then, farmer leaders have been waiting for the minister to return to the meeting. “
After the 11th round of meeting, Rakesh Tikait said, “During the meeting, the government offered to implement the agricultural laws for two years and said that the next round of the meeting could be done only if the Kisan Union to accept the proposal Ready for. ” He said “as planned, there will be a tractor rally on 26 January.”
Farmer leader SS Pandher has accused the government of insulting the farmers. He said, “The minister made us wait for three and a half hours. This is an insult to the farmers. When he came, he asked us to consider the government’s proposal and said that he was ending the process of meetings. ” Pandher has also said that the movement should continue peacefully.
In the meeting held today, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Railway, Commerce and Food Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce Som Prakash interacted with representatives of about 41 farmers associations in Vigyan Bhawan.