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After holding talks with Union ministers, together with Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, representatives of farmers on Thursday introduced they might go on with their march to the Parliament on February 13 over their calls for.

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann was mediating between them.

At the identical time, the representatives admitted the assembly convened in Chandigarh was held in a congenial ambiance they usually expressed their issues over the delay in implementation of calls for, together with a regulation to ensure minimal help value (MSP) for crops.

But they mentioned they have been open for the additional talks forward of the proposed protest.

Their different calls for included compensation to the subsequent kin of farmers who died within the earlier protest on the borders of Delhi and crop insurance coverage.

A crew of three Union ministers, additionally comprising Nityanand Rai and Arjun Munda, and a central authorities delegation have been rushed to Chandigarh to satisfy representatives of protesting farmers.

Farmers chief Jagjit Singh Dallewal instructed the media after the conclusion of the talks that “Dilli Chalo” protest to press for his or her calls for would proceed on February 13.

“If the Modi authorities needs to redress our grievances, they’ll by settle for our calls for, together with a authorized assure of a MSP for crops within the ongoing session of Parliament.

“We are all the time open to talks. If they invite us for the talks forward of our February 13 protest, we are going to come once more. At this time limit, we will say we are going to go for our proposed protest. Farmers in villages throughout Punjab are gearing as much as attain Delhi on that day, ” Bharti Kisan Union (Ekta Sidhupur) President Dallewal added.

Dilli Chalo’ is an indefinite protest akin to November 2020 protest in opposition to the farm legal guidelines. Members of the Kisan Mazdoor Morcha and the Samyukta Kisan Morcha are readying tractors and storing rations for journey to the nationwide capital.

Meanwhile, in view of the decision given by the farmers to carry a march, Punjab and Haryana Police forces have beefed up the safety within the respective states, together with border areas, to stop untoward incidents, officers mentioned.

“Heavy traffic is expected on the highways leading to the national capital from Punjab and Haryana this weekend, ” a police official instructed IANS right here.

As a safety measure, paramilitary forces can be deployed together with the police and particular barricades have been put in on the entry factors between Punjab and Haryana and Haryana and Delhi, mentioned the official.

Ahead of the deliberate protest by farmers of each states, tens of 1000’s of farmers from Uttar Pradesh have gathered in Noida, demanding elevated compensation and developed plots in alternate for native growth authorities buying their farmlands for infrastructure and different tasks. The protesters have been seen making an attempt to leap over the barricades positioned there. The police in each states have additionally issued a visitors advisory, cautioning commuters in view of farmers’ motion on tractors.

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