Farmers and Centre meeting: Amid farmers protest against the farm laws 2020, the meeting with farmers and Union Ministers was inconclusive on Saturday as it has been decided that the next round of talks will be held on December 9 at Vigyan Bhawan.
It was decided at the meeting that the next round of talks between farmer leaders and central government would be held on December 9, at the request of all stakeholders.
The central government, during the meeting with farmer leaders at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi, said that “We can meet the day after tomorrow for another round of meeting.”
Meanwhile, the decision of farmers’ would be taken after a meeting with all the farmers’ organisations. However, the farmers clarified that the “Bharat Bandh” call on December 8 would remain the same.
Earlier, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar requested the farmer leaders present in the meeting over farmers’ protest against the farm laws 2020. He said, “I appeal to all of you to kindly ask senior citizens and children, at the protest site, to go home.”
To this, farmer leaders at the meeting said that “We have material with us to last a year. We’ve been on road for the past several days. If the government wants us to stay on road, we’ve no problem. We won’t take the path of non-violence. Intelligence Bureau will inform you what we’re doing at the protest site.”
“We do not want corporate farming. The government will benefit from this law, not the farmer,” farmers said during the fifth round meeting between farmers and Centre.