12.6C
Delhi
Monday, January 25, 2021

Govt refuses to repeal farm laws, farmers adamant over withdrawal

- Advertisement -

‘Govt will consider demands of farmers on APMCs, private markets’By Navneet Mishra, (IANS) The eighth round of meeting between the farmers and the Union Ministers remained inconclusive as the farmers’ leaders refused to discuss the clauses of the three farm laws with the ministers.

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar clearly said that the government won’t repeal the farm laws and if the farmers want they can seek legal intervention. Replying to this, the farmers’ leaders said that they won’t move the court rather want to resolve the issue through dialogue with the government.

During the three-hour long meeting, the farmers’ leaders were adamant on their demand to withdraw the three laws while the ministers negotiating on behalf of the government turned down the demand. Seeing that their demand was turned down, the farmers’ leaders even threatened to leave the meeting mid-way at one point of time, however, the meeting continued.

READ ALSO:  No attempt for Uniform Civil Code made so for, rues SC

Farmers’ leaders said that if the government refuses to implement the three laws, then they are ready to end the movement with immediate effect. However, Tomar clearly said that we can amend the provisions on which the farmers’ have objections but the laws won’t be repealed.

Sources said, referring to the pending case in the Supreme Court Tomar said that the Supreme Court also wants a solution to this issue, therefore, we should wait for the court’s decision.

Farmers’ leader Hanan Mulla told IANS that the Agriculture Minister said, “The farmers can also go to the court to which we have clearly said that we won’t go to the court and continue the protest till the laws are not withdrawn. The Agriculture Minister also said that amid opposition several farmers’ organisations in the country have welcomed this law. Therefore, the government has to listen to both the sides. Agriculture Minister said that the next time the meeting will be held on January 15, before that, the government will also consider other options to find a solution to the farmers’ movement.”

READ ALSO:  Farmers’ agitation: Deserted roads turn play ground for children
READ ALSO:  Development of NE to facilitate Atmanirbhar Bharat: Modi

Farmers’ leader Rishipal said that the Agriculture Minister said that the hearing on the matter related to farmers’ agitation is slated for January 11, so lets wait for that and then both the sides should agree to the decision. We have clearly told Union Minister that we won’t accept the court’s decision. Why didn’t any organisation out of 40 who are protesting have not gone to the court. Therefore, we have nothing to do with the court’s hearing and we will end the protest only when the laws are withdrawn.

Source: IANS

India Updates
India Updates is an independent news & Information website. Follow us for regular updates on News and Information.

Follow Us On

Related News

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending Topics In India

Covid 19 India Updates

Trending News In India

Trending Showbiz

Trending Sports

Latest Trending News In India

SpaceX ridesharing mission launches record 143 satellites

San Francisco, Jan 25 (IANS) Much like ridesharing via Uber on Earth, Elon Musk-run SpaceX has successfully launched its new cost-cutting rideshare mission with...

Vaccinated people may still spread Covid: UK expert

London, Jan 24 (IANS) People who have received Covid-19 jabs could still pass the virus on to others, UK's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan...

Weren’t allowed to enter lift with Aussie players in it: Ashwin

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin revealed that the Indian players were not allowed to enter a lift with the Australian players in...

Farmers’ leaders issue guidelines for R-Day tractor parade

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) After getting the permission to organise a tractor rally in Delhi on Republic Day, the farmers’ union has issued guidelines...