Eighth round of talks: Adamant farmers say, ‘We will either die or win’


    8th round of talks: Adamant farmers say, ‘We will either pass away or win’

    The 8th round of talks in between the farmers’ unions and the Centre occurred at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhavan on Friday. Simply like the previous seven rounds of talks, the 8th round too ended without a detailed solution. The 2 sides are going to fulfill for the ninth time on January 15.

    As per media reports, Union ministers stated laws are suggested for the entire country and not just Punjab and Haryana. The farmers’ unions, however, stuck to their demand stating let the states generate their own legislation. Though the talks failed to reach any conclusion, it provided media the catchline of the day, ‘Ghar waapsi, just if you do law waapsi’. But what actually happened in the meeting and who stated what, is something we bring prior to you.

    Timeline on farmer’s agitation and information from satisfy

    – Intensifying their stir against the Central farm laws, 15 farmers from Western Uttar Pradesh rested on a cravings strike in Noida.

    – Union Farming Minister Narendra Singh Tomar satisfied Union House Minister Amit Shah right before the start of the eighth round of talks. The meeting continued for about an hour.

    – Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday interested people to join the social networks campaign ‘Kisan Ke Liye Bole Bharat’ supporting the farmer demonstrations. The campaign began at 10 am.

    – In the session prior to the lunch break, Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar told farmers’ union leaders that laws are meant for the entire country and unions must think about beyond the interests of Punjab and Haryana.

    – Throughout the satisfy Farming Minister Narendra Tomar suggested they break for lunch however no one went out of the meeting.

    – The talks stop for a lunch break. However as the ministers and government officials get out of the meeting hall, the farmers remain out. The farmer leaders decided not to consume and did not talk to anyone.

    – A nearby gurudwara sent a van with lunch for farmers to Vigyan Bhavan, where the 8th round of talks between farmers and the Centre was underway.

    – The Centre tells farmers to take the Supreme Court route – if it says laws are unlawful the federal government would rescind them, if it states laws are ok, the farmers need to stop the agitation. However farmer leaders stated that it would be a time taking procedure.

    – During the continuous meeting, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal raised strong objection versus some Punjab BJP leaders’ ‘bad remarks’ about the farmers’ movement.

    – At the meeting, some farmers showed placards with the message, ‘We will either pass away or win’

    – All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) member Kavitha Kuruganti, who was also present in the meeting, said the federal government told the unions it can not and will not reverse these laws.

    – Farmers to hold an internal conference on January 10.

    – After Singhu Border, AAP has set up WiFi hotspots at the Tikri Border where countless farmers are opposing against the 3 brand-new farm laws.

    – A special session of West Bengal assembly to be held on 27 th January, issues such as farm bills and GST to be gone over.

    ( the heading, this story has actually not been published by Crucial India News personnel and is published from a syndicated feed.).


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