The previous conversation between the government and the farmers was fruitless (file photo)
Kisan Andolan: This meeting is important after the meeting held on January 4 earlier. In the sixth round of talks on December 30, the government had accepted two demands for power subsidy and stubble burning of farmers.
Both sides are trying to overcome the deadlock. Meanwhile, rumors are also being heard that some states are being allowed to move out of the purview of the Central Agricultural Laws, but the farmers associations said that they have not received any such proposal from the government. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has denied any such proposal. Tomar, Food Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce Som Prakash are representing the talks on behalf of the government with 40 protesting farmers’ organization leaders.
The last meeting was inconclusive
The eighth round of talks will be held today at 2 pm in Vigyan Bhawan. Earlier, this meeting is important after the meeting held on January 4 is inconclusive. In the sixth round of talks on December 30, the government had accepted two demands for power subsidy and stubble burning of farmers. There was no success in any of the earlier talks. Farmer leader Shiv Kumar Kakka told PTI-language, “I want to make it clear that the United Kisan Morcha is allowed to get out of the states by three agricultural laws No proposal has been received. We will not accept anything less than the cancellation of these laws and the guarantee of minimum support price on our crops. “The farmer leader said,” If this (proposal) is right, it is the government’s policy to “divide and rule”. ”
Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) chief Joginder Singh has also denied any such proposal from the government.
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav accused the government of “spreading rumors” while communicating via Facebook.