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Maoists have entered farmers protest: Harjit Grewal after meeting with PM Modi

By Rajan Nath -- January 05, 2021 9:12 pm -- Updated:January 05, 2021 10:08 pm

Farmers Protest: After the seventh round of meetings between farmers and the Centre, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Harjit Singh Grewal and Surjit Jyani met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

Surjit Jyani, during an exclusive conversation with PTC News, had revealed that he and Harjit Singh Grewal were called by PM Narendra Modi for a meeting.

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Farmers Protest: As the seventh round of meetings between farmers and the Centre remained inconclusive, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Harjit Singh Grewal and Surjit Jayani are going to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"Maoists have entered in farmers protest and not letting the issue get resolved," BJP leader Harjit Singh Grewal said after meeting PM Narendra Modi.

On the other hand, BJP Punjab leader Surjit Kumar Jyani said that the Prime Minister understands Punjab very well and gives priority to farmers.

Farmers Protest: After meetings between farmers and the Centre, BJP leaders Harjit Singh Grewal and Surjit Jyani met PM Narendra Modi.

Even as he said that the farmers should not be adamant, they should leave their demand of repealing farm laws 2020.

"I'm impressed that he (PM) knows a lot about Punjab...We discussed the farmer's issue as well. He expressed his concern for them. Neither we'll have a Prime Minister who is this intelligent nor we ever had," he added.

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The meeting was called a day after the seventh round of meetings between farmers and the Centre remained inconclusive.

Farmers Protest: After meetings between farmers and the Centre, BJP leaders Harjit Singh Grewal and Surjit Jyani met PM Narendra Modi.

Meanwhile, it is pertinent to mention that the farmers have been called for another round of meetings on January 8 while the farmers have announced to intensify their agitation to build up more pressure on the Centre.

The farmers’ have been protesting against the Centre’s refusal to repeal the three farm laws 2020 i.e. 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.

-PTC News

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