Farmers Ready for Government Talks: Latest Development | India News
NEW DELHI: Before the second round of talks with the government, the farmer group continued to protest for the eighth day at five border points in Delhi, in addition to the protest at the Burari field in North Delhi. Farmers who upped the ante have demanded a special session of parliament to repeal the new farm laws and an intensification of protests on Saturday. These are the latest developments:
Farmers point to six points ahead of Thursday’s meeting
Agricultural groups under the Samyukt Kisan Morcha coordinating committee banner held marathon meetings on Wednesday to prepare a detailed note for Thursday’s meeting, making six points in their letter to Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar. The unions are clear that they will not accept any compromise on the PEM of crops and the full purchase of grains by state purchasing agencies.
Farmers demand a special session of parliament
The demand for a special session of Parliament has deepened the stalemate, further reducing the midpoint between the government and farmer groups. Darshanpal, chairman of the Krantikari Kisan Union (KKU), one of Punjab’s 32 agricultural unions, said: “We call for the burning of effigies across the country to protest the Modi government and corporate houses on December 5. if there was no solution in the meeting on Thursday. ”
Several Delhi routes remain closed
To prevent protesting farmers from entering the capital, the police have already closed the Delhi-Haryana border points at Singhu, Tikri, Jharoda and Jhatikra. In addition to the Badusarai border being open to two-wheelers, others open to driving in Haryana are Dhansa, Daurala, Kapashera, Rajokri NH-8, Bijwasan / Bajghera, Palam Vihar, and Dundahera. The traffic police have asked motorists to avoid the outer ring road from the Signature Bridge to Rohini, GT Karnal Road, NH 44 and the Singhu, Auchandi and Lampur borders.
The center can accept some demands
Agricultural groups receive polls that the government could modify the laws on MSP and APMC ‘Sources told TOI that agricultural groups received polls from the Center that it can stop the provision of fines of up to Rs 1 crore and imprisonment of up to five years under the provisions of the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) and may even suspend the Electricity Bill proposed for 2020. It was indicated that the Center would also agree to some amendments in the three laws, especially in relation to with MSP and APMC.
Farmers hope that ‘common sense’ prevails
Farmers protesting at UP Gate organized a havan Wednesday to pray for “good sense” in government to prevail. Members of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), who are leading the protest, have also decided to hold a mahapanchayat on Thursday and then decide on the next course of action.