Can not ignore issues raised by protesting farmers: Sharad Pawar

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on January 20, 2021
NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said the Centre seems to have no sympathy for farmers protesting outside Delhi against new agri laws in extreme weather conditions and favoured talks to resolve the issues raised by them. Backing the protest against the three farm laws enacted by the Centre in September last year, Pawar...

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Published on January 17, 2021 -  01:46
Ready to make amendments but farmer unions rigid on demand to revoke laws: Tomar
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on the ongoing farmers' protest and farm laws said that the government is open for discussion and ready to make amendments but farmer union is very rigid. Tomar said, "We have requested the farmer union to discuss on the clauses of farm laws. And wherever they have issues or objections, we were ready to make amendments. We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis, traders' registration and others. Government also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want repeal of the laws."

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