Amid a complete deadlock between the farmers and the Central government, the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said that the government was ready to talk to farmers anytime.
“We have held 12 rounds of talks with the farmers. We are ready to talk to farmers anytime. We can’t implement the farm laws as the matter is with Supreme Court,” said Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on farmers’ protest.
“The SC constituted committee is yet to submit its feedback,” he added.
On Wednesday Tomar said that the government was committed to double the income of farmers. “Government was committed to double the farmers’ income and work towards agriculture’s welfare,” Tomar said.
Farmers’ protest against farm laws 2020 at Delhi borders has entered its 93rd day.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said, several times, that the government was just a call away and that the laws won’t get repealed.
Thousands of farmers have been protesting against contentious farm laws 2020 i.e. Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.
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