After the 10th round of meeting between the Centre and farmers, the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said that he was happy that farmer unions took offer of suspending farm laws 2020 for 1-2 years seriously.
“During discussions, we said that govt is ready to put on hold the farm laws for one or one and half year. I’m happy that farmer unions have taken this very seriously and said that they would consider it tomorrow and convey their decision on January 22,” Narendra Singh Tomar said.
“I feel that talks are progressing in the right direction and there is a possibility of finding a resolution on Jan 22,” he said after 10th round of meeting.
Even as he said that “Talks were held in cordial atmosphere despite some ‘naram-garam’ moments.”
“Today’s talks raise hope of resolving all issues about farmers’ protest; Govt wants agitation to end, talks can continue with unions,” he added.
He further said that it will be victory for Indian democracy the day farmers’ agitation ends.
The farmers’ have been protesting at Delhi borders against 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.
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