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Farmers continue to protest on Delhi border: Latest developments | India News


NEW DELHI: Farmers continued to protest Sunday at the Singhu and Tikri border entry points in Delhi opposing the new farm laws. The agitation groups said the government should come forward with an “open heart” and not on a “condition” after Interior Minister Amit Shah said the Center is willing to hold talks ahead of the 3 September meeting. December if the groups move their protest north. Delhi.
Here are the main developments:

  • In rejecting the Center’s offer of conditional talk, the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordinating Committee (AIKSCC), a body that brings together farmers’ groups, says: “The government, if it takes the demands of farmers seriously farmers, you should stop imposing conditions (you move to Burari Grounds in a ‘structured way’ and then we will start a dialogue the next day), you should stop assuming that dialogue may be about ‘explaining to farmers about the benefits of laws’ and should come out directly with a proposal on the solution it offers. The farmers are clear about their demands. “
  • Ministry of Interior invited 32 agricultural unions to dialogue. Agricultural leaders have said they will get a call today at 4 pm.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing his “Mann Ki Baat” program on Sunday, said that these agricultural reforms have not only freed farmers from various shackles, but have also given them new rights and opportunities.
  • Earlier on Sunday, farmers agitating at the border held a meeting to discuss their future plans regarding the protest. This was considered a key meeting, as farmers have not yet decided to move to Burari from the borders after a request from the Center. During the meeting, the peasants raised anti-government slogans, saying “let us comply with our demands” and “we will not return.”
  • The Tikri border remains closed for traffic, the Delhi Traffic Police said on Sunday. With this, the open borders available to Haryana are Jharoda, Dhansa, Daurala Jhatikera, Badusari, Kapashera, Rajokri NH 8, Bijwasan / Bajghera, Palam Vihar and Dundahera.
  • Travelers heading to the national capital from other states said they face problems due to roadblocks at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border).
  • Security has been tightened at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) as protests by farmers continue.
  • With many roads and entry points blocked, Union Interior Minister Amit Shah appealed to farmers to move to the Burari field. A delegation of farmers had been invited to a discussion on December 3. However, the farmers’ unions demanded that talks take place immediately, for which the central government said it is ready “as soon as the protesters move to the land in Burari” in the north. Delhi.
  • After a restless Friday in which police used tear gas shells, water cannons and multi-layered barriers to block protesters and some farmers threw stones and broke barricades in their determination to advance as part of their ‘Delhi Chalo march ‘Saturday was quiet.
  • But the tension lingered with restless crowds milling around the city limits and beyond, settling in after another night in the cold.

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