Amid farmers protest in Punjab, the Central government on Tuesday invited 29 farmers' organisation for a meeting over farm laws 2020.
The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, and Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal have invited Punjab farmers for a meeting on November 13.
The Central government in a letter invited 29 farmers' organisation who have been protesting against the Centre's farm laws 2020.
The meeting is scheduled to be held on November 13 at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.
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Earlier, BJP spokesperson Surjit Jayani, during an exclusive interview with PTC News, had revealed that the three Union ministers would hold talks with the farmers soon.
However, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who was also expected to attend the meeting, has not been mentioned in the letter issued by the Central government.
He had also said that the meeting will take place on November 13 at the residence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh but now it has been decided the meeting will take place at Vigyan Bhawan.
The farm laws 2020 — the Farmers” Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020 — were enacted recently after President Ram Nath Kovind gave consent to them.