We Brought Our Langar: Farmers Refuse Food Offered by Govt at Meet

“They offered us food, we denied and are having our langar, which we have brought with us,” a farmer leader said.

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Sharing visuals of farmer leaders eating food during the lunch break at Vigyan Bhawan amid talks with the government on Thursday, 3 December, ANI quoted a farmer leader as saying that they have brought their own food. The farmers, further, said that they are not accepting any food offered by the government.

“We are not accepting food or tea offered by the government. We have brought our own food,” a farmer leader said, according to ANI.   

"They offered us food, we denied and are having our langar, which we have brought with us," another farmer leader said, according to NDTV.

Background

The third round of talks between the Centre and the farmers’ leaders over the controversial farm laws is underway at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan, with 40 leaders reportedly representing the farmers.

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister Piyush Goyal are present at the meeting on behalf of the Centre.

Meanwhile, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday, saying that he had reiterated his opposition to the laws and asked him to resolve the issue.

Bhim Army Chief Chandra Shekhar Azad on Thursday met the protesting farmers at the Singhu border, saying that he would support the farmers till the end.

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