Surjit Jayani on Centre Next meeting with Farmers: The farmers protest against the Centre’s farm laws 2020 has been intensified and taking different angles with each day. While the farmers from across the country have been protesting and demanding the repealing of the ‘anit-farmers laws’, the Center has been pushing hard for its implementation.
Meanwhile, the attitude of the central government towards the farmers protest seems to have weakened as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Surjit Jayani revealed that the Centre may invite farmers' organisations for another round of talks on December 15.
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The last meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah remained inconclusive after which the farmers decided to intensify the protest against the farm laws 2020.
As announced, the farmers, on Saturday, blocked toll plazas and made them toll-free for the movement of all vehicles. On the other side, the farmers have announced to block the Delhi-Jaipur and Delhi-Agra highways.
On December 14, the farmers will stage a sit-in protest outside the district offices of BJP while the farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and other states would march to Delhi as a part of their Delhi Chalo call.
Recently, the farmers called for Bharat Bandh on December 8 which received immense support from across the nation.
The farmers' have been protesting against the Centre's refusal to repeal the three farm laws 2020 i.e. the 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.