Farmers on Wednesday introduced to droop the ‘Delhi Chalo’ march for 2 days, and can determine their subsequent plan of action on Friday night.

The resolution was introduced by farmers’ chief Sarwan Singh Pandher whereas addressing the media.

Farmers have been protesting on the Punjab-Haryana borders for the previous few days to press the Centre into accepting their calls for on minimal assist worth (MSP) for crops and different points.

A protesting farmer, recognized as Jugraj Singh, reportedly died and several other had been injured as Haryana Police lobbed tear fuel shells on the Shambhu and Khanauri border in Punjab on Wednesday afternoon. Haryana Police have, nonetheless, denied any casualties.

Amid the massive build-up of farmers on the borders of Haryana as they obtained able to march to the nationwide capital, Union Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda earlier within the day mentioned the Centre was prepared to debate all points.

“After the fourth spherical, the federal government is able to talk about all the problems like MSP demand, crop diversification, stubble situation, FIR within the fifth spherical.

“I again invite the farmer leaders for discussion. It is important for us to maintain peace, ” he wrote on X.

The farm union leaders had on Monday rejected the Centre’s proposal of shopping for pulses, maize, and cotton on the MSP by the federal government businesses for 5 years, saying it was not in farmers’ curiosity.

The announcement was made by farmer leaders Pandher and Jagjit Singh Dallewal after holding a gathering.

A panel of three Union ministers — Piyush Goyal, Arjun Munda and Nityanand Rai — on Sunday gave the proposal to the farmers through the fourth spherical of talks in Chandigarh.

Appealing for holding extra talks to resolve the problem amicably, an optimistic Agriculture Minister instructed the media: “We want to do good, and several opinions can be given for doing so, as we always welcome good opinions… But to find a way on how that opinion will be fruitful, the only way is conversation. Through conversation, a solution will surely come out.”

 

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