Cease holding parallel talks with different farmer our bodies: Protesting unions to govt


New Delhi: An umbrella physique of 40 farmer unions protesting in opposition to the brand new agri legal guidelines wrote to the Centre on Wednesday, asking it to cease holding “parallel talks” with different farmer our bodies over the contentious legislations.

The letter by ‘Sanyukt Kisan Morcha’, which represents farmer our bodies principally from Punjab, comes in opposition to the backdrop of the federal government holding talks with a number of farmers organisations from completely different states who the Centre claimed have prolonged their assist to the brand new agriculture legal guidelines.

 

In a letter to Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Joint Secretary Vivek Aggarwal, the Morcha stated the Centre must also cease “defaming” the continuing protests being held at a number of Delhi border factors in opposition to the three farm legal guidelines.

“We would like the federal government to cease defaming farmers’ agitation and holding parallel talks with different farmers’ organisations,” stated Darshan Pal, a member of the ‘Sankyukt Kisan Morcha’, in his letter written in Hindi.

In his letter, Pal has additionally recorded in writing the farmer unions’ choice to reject a current authorities proposal of amendments within the new legal guidelines.

 

“In reference to the proposal (dated December 9) and your (Agarwal) letter, we wish to inform the federal government that farmer organisations held a joint assembly to debate the proposal on the identical day and rejected it,” he stated.

“We had already made our stand clear in earlier talks (with the federal government) that is why we didn’t ship a written reply earlier,” Pal stated.

Representatives of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Kisan) from Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday met Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and submitted a memorandum with solutions on the legal guidelines and the Minimal Help Worth.

 

The Bharatiya Kisan Union (Kisan) has additionally determined to finish for now its protest, which it was holding at district ranges in Uttar Pradesh.

They haven’t been a part of the 40 farmers’ teams which were protesting on varied borders of the nationwide capital, and so they had additionally attended the current rounds of talks with the Centre with none breakthrough.

In line with an agriculture ministry assertion Tuesday, Tomar thanked the BKU (Kisan) leaders for popping out in assist of the legal guidelines and stated these legislations have been welcomed in varied states throughout the nation.

 

Earlier this week, a delegation of over 100 farmers from Uttarakhand had additionally met Tomar.

On Tuesday, the leaders of agitating farmers asserted they are going to “make” the Centre repeal the three new agri legal guidelines in a hardening of their stand.

Enacted in September, the three farm legal guidelines have been projected by the federal government as main reforms within the agriculture sector that may take away the middlemen and permit farmers to promote wherever within the nation.

Nevertheless, the protesting farmers have expressed apprehension that the brand new legal guidelines would pave the best way for eliminating the protection cushion of Minimal Help Worth and get rid of the mandis, leaving them on the mercy of huge corporates.

 

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