On Saturday between the 40-member delegation of farmers and the government agitating for the demands including new agricultural laws and other Delhi The fifth round of talks at the Vigyan Bhavan of K Vigyan Bhavan were also inconclusive. This continues the deadlock between the government and the farmers.
The government had proposed amending the laws to the farmers, but the peasant leaders turned it down. Now the sixth round of talks will be held on 9 December.
Government has proposed to amend the laws
After the commencement of the meeting at 2 pm, the farmers’ delegation demanded the government to repeal the laws.
On this, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal Proposed to the farmers to amend the laws according to their demand, but the farmers rejected it.
The farmers’ delegation clearly stated that there has been a long discussion in terms of laws and now they want the government’s response in writing.
Farmers held silence in the meeting
After not getting a clear answer on the laws, the delegation of the farmers involved in the meeting suddenly took silence. During this time, the peasant leaders sat down with planks. He said that the withdrawal of the laws now requires a yes or no answer.
Government will send proposal to farmers on December 9
After the meeting was over, the farmer leaders who came out of Vigyan Bhavan said that central government A proposal will be sent to them on 9 December. Farmers will discuss this among themselves. After which the next meeting with the government will take place on the same day.
Actually, the farmers erupted in negotiations. He said that the government should meet the demand, otherwise he would leave the meeting and leave.
Meanwhile, the Agriculture Minister appealed to the farmers to send the elderly and children home.
We have one year’s goods – farmers
The farmers told the government that they had one year of material. He has been on the road for the last several days. If the government wants them to stay on the road, they have no problem.
He said that he will not take the path of non-violence. The Intelligence Bureau will inform the government what the farmers are doing at the protest site. Farmers do not want corporate farming. These agricultural laws will only benefit the government and not the farmer.
India bandh call on 8 December will remain unchanged – Tikait
Rakesh Tikait of the Bharatiya Kisan Union said after the meeting, “The government will prepare a draft and give it to us, they said that they will consult the states as well. The MSP was also discussed in the meeting, but we said that we can withdraw this law But India will be closed as per the December 8 announcement. ”
Balkaran Singh Brar of All India Kisan Sabha said, “We will not accept the amendment proposed by the government.”
Government is ready to remove all apprehensions of farmers: Agriculture Minister
After the meeting, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the MSP will continue. If the farmers are skeptical at any point, the government is ready to address it. APMC be stronger, the government is ready for it.
He said that the government is ready to clear the misconceptions of farmers on APMC. The government wanted suggestions on a few more points, but this could not happen. Therefore, the next round of meetings will be held on 9 December.
Diljit Dosanjh reached Singhu border in support of farmers
Punjabi singer and actor Diljit Singh Dosanjh reached the Singhu border on Saturday and met the farmers.
During this time he told the farmers, “Our only request from the center is to please fulfill the demands of the farmers. All the people are sitting here peacefully and the whole country is with the farmers.”
He added, “Salutations to all, the farmers have created a new history. This history will be told to the generations to come.”
No solution found in the talks so far
If the government is talking about amending the laws, then the farmers are demanding to repeal the laws. In the third meeting held on December 1, the government had proposed a committee to discuss the laws, but the farmers turned down.
What is the reason for opposition from farmers?
The farmers, who have been protesting for the past several months about the agricultural laws enacted in September, intensified their agitation from last 25 November. He called for a ‘Delhi Chalo’ march against the government.
Farmers fear that laws allowing trade outside the APMC mandis will weaken the mandis and farmers will not even get the Minimum Support Price (MSP). Due to this the people of corporate place will exploit the farmers.