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Kisan morcha, Centre to hold talks, consensus on demands likely

By Rajan Nath -- December 08, 2021 8:42 am -- Updated:December 08, 2021 8:49 am

Farmers' protest: The five-member committee of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha and the Central government will be holding talks at 10 am in New Delhi on Wednesday to take a final call on the farmers' pending demands.

The urgent meeting of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 5-member committee will be held at 10 am on Wednesday at the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) office, 36, Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla Lane, Near Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi.

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Their major demands are guaranteed MSP, withdrawal of cases against farmers, relief for kin of deceased farmers, withdrawal of electricity Bill, deletion of Section 15 in law on regulating Delhi air quality, and arrest/sacking of MoS (Home) Ajay Mishra.

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The members of SKM's five-member committee are Balbir Singh Rajewal, Gurnam Singh Charuni, Yudhvir Singh, Ashok Dhawale, and Shiv Kumar Kakka.

According to information, the Centre on Tuesday replied to farmers' charter of demands.

The Centre reiterated that the committee, including the SKM members, will make a decision on the MSP issue. On withdrawal of cases, the Uttar Pradesh and Harana government have agreed to withdraw the cases immediately.

On compensation to the kin of deceased farmers, the Central government said that both the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments have agreed to it.

-PTC News

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