Eleventh round of talks b/w Centre, farmers’ representatives begin

New Delhi, Jan 22 (UNI) The eleventh round of talks between the Centre and farmers’ representatives to end the logjam over the three farm laws began here on Friday afternoon.

Protesting farmer unions on Thursday had rejected the Government’s proposal to put farm laws on hold for a period of one to one-and-a-half years and reiterated their demand for a full repeal of three Central Farm Acts.

‘A full repeal of three central farm acts and enacting a legislation for remunerative MSP for all farmers were reiterated as the pending demands of the movement,’ Samyukt Kisan Morcha said on Thursday.

In the tenth round of talks between the Government and farmers’ unions on Wednesday, the Government had proposed to the farmers’ Unions that the implementation of Farm laws should be kept on hold for a period of one to one-and-a-half years.

The farmers’ protest over the three farm laws entered the 58th day today, as the protestors continued their stir at various entry points of the National Capital region. Thousands of farmers, especially from Punjab and Haryana, are staging a sit-in protest along the Delhi borders.

The protest started on November 26. The farmers are demanding a complete rollback of the new farm reform laws and a guarantee on the Minimum Support Price.


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