Farmer protests enter Day 11, subsequent spherical of talks with Authorities on Dec 9
Srinagar, Dec 06: The protest by farmers agitating in opposition to the three agriculture legal guidelines handed by the Centre entered its eleventh day on Sunday with demonstrations in Sant Nirankari Samagam floor in Burari on the outskirts of Delhi and different border areas.
Leaders of the farmer teams had met representatives of the Centre, led by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Commerce Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce Som Prakash on December 5 for the fifth spherical of talks to finish the impasse over the brand new farm legal guidelines.
The assembly remained inconclusive, and the Centre introduced one other assembly on December 9. Agriculture Minister Tomar after the assembly reassured the agitating farmers that the APMCs won’t be weakened and MSP will proceed as he urged farmer unions to surrender their agitation and clear up their grievances by talks.
In the meantime, a nationwide shutdown has been known as by the protesting farmers on December 8. The Delhi Visitors Police on Saturday closed seven borders to the nationwide capital, together with Singhu, Auchandi, Lampur, Piao Maniyari, Mangesh, Tikri and Jharoda and issued advisories.
At Saturday’s dialogue, the Centre had given a pointwise written reply of the minutes of the fourth assembly after farmers’ representatives requested for it. Farmers stated that they want an answer or dedication from the Centre and didn’t need additional dialogue.
On December 3, the farmers held the fourth spherical of talks with the Centre and stated the federal government had talked of bringing some amendments to farm legal guidelines. Within the fourth spherical of the assembly, farmer leaders steered the federal government to carry a particular session of the Parliament and sought the abolition of the three farm legal guidelines.
The farmers are protesting in opposition to the Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement on Value Assurance and Farm Providers Act, 2020, and the Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020. (PTK)
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