Amid ongoing protests by farmers towards the brand new farm legal guidelines, Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday invited leaders of the farmer unions for talks on December 1. The assembly shall be held at 3 PM at Vigyan Bhawan, the minister stated.
“On November 13, we determined to conduct the subsequent spherical of talks on December 3, however farmers continued their protest and with the Covid scenario and winters, we determined that we wanted to speak earlier than December 3 and resolve the scenario. That’s the reason on December 1 at 3 pm in Vigyan Bhawan, all Kisan Unions are invited who had been current within the first spherical of assembly,” Tomar instructed ANI.
Tomar stated that farmers had been beneath some misunderstanding concerning the newly enacted farm legal guidelines and the federal government is dedicated to carry talks with the Kisan Unions who had been current within the first spherical of assembly with the federal government.
“When the brand new farm modification legal guidelines got here, farmers had some myths of their thoughts. We carried out two periods of assembly with Kisan Unions, the primary on October 14 on the Secretary degree and the second on November 13. I used to be there with Piyush Goyal and Som Prakash and spoke to Kisan Unions,” Tomar added.
The farmers had rejected the Centre’s ‘conditional’ provide to carry talks, saying that they won’t settle for any conditional dialogue and threatened to dam entry factors to the nationwide capital.
Farmers from completely different states have gathered at north Delhi’s Burari floor whereas others are tenting on the borders to the nationwide capital. The agriculture minister additionally requested the farmers to depart the agitation and are available for the talks.
The farmers have been protesting towards the Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement on Worth Assurance and Farm Companies Act, 2020, and the Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020 on the Singhu and Tikri border factors for days now.
Round 32 farmer organisations, principally from Punjab, and some farmers from Gujarat and Maharashtra as effectively managed to succeed in Delhi on Friday and assembled on the border areas to proceed their protest.
(With ANI inputs)