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Farmers protest LIVE updates: Government and agricultural unions will hold sixth round of talks today

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The government and farmers ‘unions will meet at 2 pm Thursday, when protests against the three farm laws enter the 35th. On Monday, the government had proposed holding the sixth round of talks on Wednesday, and farmers’ unions they accepted the proposal. day after. Initially, responding to the Center’s offer to hold the sixth round of talks at a date and time convenient for farmers, the unions had proposed on Saturday to hold the dialogue at 11 am on December 29. The unions had previously rejected the first proposal in this regard.

The previous five rounds of talks, including one on December 1, 3 and 5, failed to resolve the deadlock. While the Center has refused to repeal the laws and instead suggested amendments, the farmers are adamant in a total rollback.

On Tuesday, the 34th day of the protests, the Patna police had to charge lathi against a group of protesters who were trying to march towards the residence of the governor of Bihar to express their support for the farmers protesting at various borders of Delhi. Also on that day, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), whose government is in power in Delhi, announced that it would provide free Wi-Fi to protesting farmers. The AAP has, on several occasions, expressed its support for the farmers, and the party convener and Delhi’s chief minister visited the Singhu border, the epicenter of the protests, twice. Last month, Kejriwal had rejected the Delhi police request to convert the city’s stadiums into temporary prisons, as the police tried to prevent protesters from entering the national capital. Then, on December 17, the Kejriwal MLA and AAP had torn copies of the three laws in a special one-day session of the Delhi Assembly.

Here are the updates from day 34 of the protests against the farm bill:

Agricultural center unions will meet at 2:00 p.m. for the sixth round of talks

The sixth round of talks between the Center and the farmers’ unions will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday after the unions accepted the government’s offer on Tuesday.

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