Our Agitation Will Continue, Next Meet With Govt on 3 Dec: Farmers
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Farmers' leaders on Tuesday, 1 December, participated in talks with the Centre at Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan over the protests against the new farm laws with Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister Piyush Goyal.
The Government reportedly told the farmers’ organisations to constitute a committee, along with government representatives and agricultural experts to discuss new agricultural laws.
The meeting has since concluded and the next round of talks will take place on 3 December.
Meanwhile, the Chilla border (Delhi-Noida Link Road) has been closed in wake of protesting farmers blocking Delhi to UP Link Road.
- The Centre perponed the talks with the farmers, initially scheduled for 3 December, citing the COVID-19 situation and the cold weather
- The farmers have insisted that the government must hold talks with farmers from all states
- Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh skipped the meet
- Delhi Police have detained Shaheen Bagh activist Bilkis ‘Dadi’ from the Delhi-Haryana border on Tuesday before she could join the protests
Indian Overseas Congress Germany to Donate Rs 1 Crore for Farmers
Indian Overseas Congress Germany has decided to donate Rs 1 crore for the farmers, according to ANI.
“We decided to reach out our hands to different areas such as medical care, education of their children, financial support for the family of deceased farmers.”Indian Overseas Congress Germany, according to ANI.
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Identify & Share Issues With Govt: Agriculture Minister Tomar
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, informed on Tuesday, 1 December, that during their interaction with the farmers, the Government suggested to the representatives of Farmer unions to “identify specific issues related to Farm Reform Acts and share with Government on 2 December for consideration.”
He further said that their meeting with Farmers’ unions representatives was meaningful.
“Our meeting with Farmers unions’ representatives was meaningful. We told leaders to form a smaller group and discuss the act clause by clause. Government has no objection over any discussion. Fourth round of talks will take place on 3 December.”
Train Movement Affected in Punjab Amid Agitation
Due to Kisan agitation in Punjab, train movement has been affected. Owint to this, a few trains have been diverted and certain trains have been short terminated and accordingly short originated, reported ANI, citing CPRO, Western Railway
Govt Will Eiher Give Us Bullets or Peaceful Solution: Chanda Singh, Farmer Leader
Chanda Singh, Member of Farmers' Delegation who met Union Agriculture Minister in Delhi, on Tuesday, 1 December, reportedly told ANI that the farmers’ movement will continue.
“Our movement against Farm Laws will continue and we’ll definitely take back something from the Government, be it bullets or a peaceful solution. We’ll come back for more discussions with them.”Chanda Singh
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