The Central government will hold another round of talks with farmers on Thursday. The farmers have been staging an indefinite protest over the farm laws 2020 near Delhi borders that affected the traffic movement in and out of Delhi.
However, SS Subhran, Joint Secy, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, Punjab, at Singhu border, said that “The Centre is trying to divide the farmers. We won’t attend any meeting called by the Govt until PM Modi doesn’t hold a meeting with leaders of all 507 farmers’ unions.”
The farmers protest has intensified near Delhi borders as the farmers from across the country are joining hands now.
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Meanwhile, the Delhi Traffic Police on Thursday tweeted that the Chilla border on Noida link road has been closed for traffic due to farmers’ protest near Gautam Budh Gate.
It also added that those who want to go to Noida from Delhi should use NH-24 and Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyway.
On the Haryana side, the Tikri border, the Jharoda border, and the Jhatikra border have been closed, while Dhansa, Daurala, Kapashera, Rajokri NH 8, Bijwasan/Bajghera, Palam Vihar, and Dundahera borders are open to Haryana.
A delegation of farmers will meet the Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday.
A spokesperson of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Wednesday said that all farmer organisations from across the country should hit the streets now.
A group of farmers from Rajasthan joined the protest at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana) border against the Centre’s farm laws 2020.
A farmer said, “Around 500 farmers from Rajasthan are reaching here soon. PM said many times that MSP will be protected. So, what’s the problem in putting it in writing?”