Farmer organizations say that we do not want mediators (brokers), we want to negotiate directly with the government. Not only this, he has also asked the government to ‘eagle’ by putting central agency behind those supporting the farmers.
New Delhi: Farm Laws: The ninth round of talks between the representatives of protesting farmers’ organizations and the central government to resolve the deadlock over agricultural laws for more than a month was also inconclusive today. The deadlock between the two sides remains intact. Significantly, on January 11, the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of the three agricultural laws till further orders. The top court set up a four-member committee to end the deadlock in the case
But the farmers organizations have declared this committee as pro-government and clearly said that they are ready to discuss the government repeatedly but will not go before the committee. The farmers say that the committee members have already given their opinion in favor of the agricultural laws of the government. Meanwhile, Bhupinder Singh Mann, a member of the committee and president of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, has separated himself from the committee.
Talking about Friday’s talks, Balkaran Singh Brar, president of All India Kisan Sabha Punjab, told NDTV, “Even in this meeting, no result could be reached. The government is firm on its stand that the three laws will not be repealed.” We suggested to the government that the government should take back the amendments made in this Essential Commodities Act.
There is no need to repeal the law, but the Agriculture Minister did not give any assurance on this. Now the next meeting will be held on 19 January at Vigyan Bhavan, on January 26, our tractor rally will be taken out, in the next 2 days we will finalize the tractor rally route and outline our protest, there is nothing hidden in it. Brar said that we will soon make the program of protest on January 26 public. “Agricultural legislation to eliminate farmers There is no need to repeal the entire law, but the Agriculture Minister did not give any assurance on this. Now the next meeting will be held in Vigyan Bhavan on January 19, on January 26, our tractor rally will be taken out, in the next 2 days we will finalize the route of the tractor rally and outline our protest, there is nothing hidden in it. Brar said that we will soon make the program of protest on January 26 public.