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Farmers Protest: Centre awaits a formal response from farm leaders

By Rajan Nath -- December 11, 2020 3:15 pm -- Updated:December 11, 2020 3:20 pm

As farmers announced to intensify the protest against farm laws 2020, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said that the Centre's proposal was with farmers. The farmers have discussed it but we have not received any reply from them, he said.

"We came to know through media that they have rejected the proposal. Yesterday, I had said that if they want to, we can definitely talk about the proposal," said Narendra Singh Tomar on the Centre's proposal to farmers.

Amid farmers protest against farm laws 2020, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Centre's proposal was with farmers.

"We are yet to receive a proposal of talks from them. We are ready as soon as we receive a proposal from them," he said, adding that "I think we will find a solution. I am hopeful. I would like to urge the Farmer Unions that they should break the deadlock."

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Amid farmers protest against farm laws 2020, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Centre's proposal was with farmers.

The government has sent them a proposal. If there is an objection over the provisions of an Act, the discussion is held over it," he said.

He further said that "In our proposal, we have made an effort to suggest a solution to their objections. Farmers should leave protest and take the path of discussion. Govt is ready for talks."

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Farm laws 2020 have been made by the Govt have been formed after a lot of deliberation - to bring a change in the lives of farmers, to remove the justice that was being done to them for years, he said, adding that, it was done to ensure that farmers could leave better lives and indulge in beneficial agriculture.

Amid farmers protest against farm laws 2020, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Centre's proposal was with farmers.

"We agree that we are not the over-ruling power and Unions might also have something in their mind," he said. Adding, the Agriculture Minister said that the Govt was ready to make reforms in the laws after talks.

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"Agitation causes problems for the common people too. The people of Delhi are facing troubles. So, they (farmers) should end their protest in the interest of the common people and try to solve issues with the help of talks," he added.

-PTC News

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