Farmers’ organizations warn of intensifying agitation, saying – there is no option but to repeal agricultural laws
In the 11th round of meeting between the central government and the farmers on Friday, farmers’ organizations have warned to intensify the agitation after no solution was found. Farmer leaders said after the meeting that even though the meeting lasted for five hours, the two sides are sitting face to face for barely 30 minutes. At the beginning of the meeting, the farmer leaders indicated to the government that they had decided to reject the proposal put forward by the government in the previous round of meeting on Wednesday.
After the meeting, Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) leader Joginder Singh Ugrant said that the talks had broken down as the unions rejected the government’s proposal. Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said that the government said that the period of suspension of the laws can be implemented for a period of one year, but the farmers’ organization to go back all the three laws completely and purchase MSP on crops. Legal guarantee of They are keeping their demands.
Coming out of the meeting venue, farmer leader Shivkumar Kakka said that there was no progress in the discussion and the government asked the unions to reconsider their proposal. Farmer leader Darshan Pal said, “We told the government that we will not agree to anything other than repeal of the laws. But the minister asked us to discuss separately and decide to reconsider the case.”
Harpal Singh, president of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (genuinely non-political), said, “If we accept the government’s offer, our fellow brothers sitting on the borders of Delhi will not accept anything except the repeal of the laws. They will not It will be spared. What will we show them? ”She also questioned the credibility of the government and alleged that it is difficult to believe that she would stick to her stand by accepting the implementation of the laws for 18 months. Singh said, “We will die here, but the laws will be repealed and will not return.” Farmers’ organizations allege that the new agricultural laws will eliminate mandi and MSP procurement systems and farmers will become dependent on the mercy of big corporate houses.
Trunk rally to be held on schedule
Agitated farmer leaders said on Friday that their proposed trailer rally of 26 January would take place on the busy Outer Ring Road in Delhi, as was decided earlier. After exiting the meeting, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal said that it is for the government to ensure that the rally is organized. Rajewal said, “On January 26, the Outer Ring Road will have a chalk march as per the plan already planned. We have informed the police that it is the government’s job to ensure that this is done.”