Farmers dig in; resolve to tell govt can’t budge on repeal of farm laws

Farmer leaders will notify the governing administration that their need for repealing the controversial farm

Farmer leaders will notify the governing administration that their need for repealing the controversial farm guidelines is non-negotiable and will intensify their protest if it does not bow to their need.

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This was determined at a two-hour-very long meeting of leaders of Samyukt Kisan Morcha, which is spearheading the farmer protest all over Delhi. Their reps who are to fulfill the Union Ministers — Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal — for still one more spherical of talks on Thursday would give this in composing.

Equally, as a mark of protest, farmers in villages throughout the region would burn effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chiefs of some of the prime corporate residences in the region who the farmers believe are the major beneficiaries of the ‘anti-farmer’ reforms.

 

Will escalate protest

They also created it apparent that the agitation of the farmers will proceed and, if will need be, small children and older persons in their households would join them to place additional force on the governing administration.

Another considerable improvement on Thursday was that Bharatiya Kisan Union led by Naresh Tikait, which so significantly has stayed absent, joined the protests and even participated in the meeting.

No compromise

In the talks held with the farmer leaders, the Ministers insisted that the meeting ought to go by the Acts clause by clause to iron out the dissimilarities. Even so, the farmer reps rejected the notion stating that the Acts ought to be annulled in toto.