Farmers have been protesting against the Center’s three agricultural laws for 77 days. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reiterated that the government was ready to discuss the issue. United Kisan Morcha (SKM) leaders said that their protesters are still going on. The central leadership has failed to offer any alternative to the three agricultural laws brought in September last year.
The two sides have held 11 meetings so far to end the impasse over the law, but negotiations have been largely inconclusive as protesting farmers make full withdrawal of three controversial laws and legal guarantees for minimum support price (MSP) Are adamant on demand While the government has refused to repeal the laws, it has offered to amend.
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In the meeting held on Wednesday, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha has taken several decisions to intensify the movement. It has also talked about the rail roko movement.
1. From February 12, all road toll plazas in Rajasthan will be made toll free.
2. On 14 February, candle marches and torch processions and other programs will be organized across the country commemorating the sacrifice of martyred soldiers in the Pulwama attack.
3. On February 16, farmers will show solidarity throughout the country on the birth anniversary of the Messiah Sir Chhoturam.
4. On February 18, the rail roko movement will be held across the country from 12 noon to 4 pm.
In a video message released by the news agency PTI, SKM leader Darshan Pal claimed that it is very clear that the new law will eliminate government mandis (wholesale markets) and farmers will be left at the mercy of private mandis, where There will be a monopoly to sell and buy a large population.