Centre farmers meeting today over farm laws 2020: The eighth round of talks between the Central Government and farmer leaders started on Friday at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar had earlier said that he was hopeful of a positive outcome from today's meeting.
Meanwhile, people from across the globe were waiting for a positive outcome. However, the Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, during today's meeting between farmers and Centre, said that the farm laws 2020 won't be repealed.
Tomar told the farmer leaders that farm laws were made for the entire nation and that the unions should consider beyond the interests of Punjab and Haryana.
Balbir Rajewal had asked Tomar to repeal the laws and let the states bring in their own laws. Also, the farmers have decided to go silent for the further meeting.
Furthermore, the farmers told the Union Ministers that the Punjab BJP leaders have been doing personal commenting.
Earlier, the BJP leader Harjit Grewal had said that Maoists have entered the protest. Likewise, Surjit Kumar Jyani had said that the farmer unions don’t want a solution. Even as he said that "the Government was ready to fulfil all the demands of farmers, but farmers are now saying that the laws be repealed."
The farmers’ have been protesting 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.