Sun. Mar 3rd, 2024


A gathering between farmer leaders, representing numerous unions from throughout the nation, and the Central authorities on late Monday didn’t resolve issues and the farmers introduced they’d persist with their plan of marching in the direction of the nationwide capital to protest from 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

The Central authorities delegation was led by Union Minister Piyush Goyal, and comprised Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda, whereas Punjab minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal and state authorities officers had been additionally current.

According to sources, the talks made just a little headway as farmers are adamant on getting authorized assure for the minimal help worth (MSP) for the crops.

While the Centre has already assured them that a few of their calls for will likely be met, sources say that the farmer leaders are up to now unwilling to relent until the time the debt waiver and authorized assure for MSP are met.

Tens of hundreds of farmers’ convoys with tractors, loaded with protestors and ration, are on roads of Punjab and Haryana, gearing as much as face to face to Delhi.

After the assembly, Samyukta Kisan Morcha (Non-Political) coordinator Jagjit Singh Dallewal, advised the media the Centre has didn’t redress their grievances and the farmers have determined to proceed with their deliberate protest on February 13.

“The Centre government is just trying to pass the time regarding the demands of the farmers. We will start our protest from our destinations at 10 a.m. towards the national capital, ” he mentioned.

He mentioned no new proposal had come. “Those were all old proposals. We didn’t want any confrontation. We wanted discussion on every point. But the government is not straight. It just wants to waste our time. They asked for more time. We told the government to take the decision. They did not take any decision. Our protest will continue. We will move towards Delhi from 10 a.m., ” he added.

Ranjeet Singh Raju, a farmer chief from Rajasthan, mentioned they’d march to Delhi on Tuesday.

“The government offered to form a committee and promised to engage us in a discourse. This discussion has been going on for quite some time now. Our supporters would begin moving towards Delhi at 10 am tomorrow, ” he added.

Meanwhile, with the police construct up on virtually all nationwide highways and main roads main from Punjab forward of the protest march, commuters on Monday needed to choose village routes to enter Haryana for his or her onward journey.

Sufficient safety preparations have been made in Haryana to forestall any untoward incident, a senior police official advised IANS.

The sealing of Punjab-Haryana borders by placing up barricades, boulders, tippers crammed with sand, and barbed wires and iron spikes, has impacted the motion of vehicular visitors with enormous visitors snarls. Paramilitary forces have additionally been deployed to forestall untoward incidents.

Farmers have deliberate to enter Haryana from Shambhu border in Patiala, Moonak in Sangrur, Dabwali in Muktsar, and Ratia in Mansa. The Haryana Police have sealed all 4 entry factors.

Security has additionally been beefed up alongside the Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders to cease protests in Delhi.

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