New Delhi ,India :The fourth phase of talks between the Indian government and the protesting farmers with different 34 farmer leaders demanded the framing of a specific law on Minimum Support Price (MSP) has been ended.
The meeting was held around more than 7 hours many union ministers were present in that meeting including agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar.
Minister stated that the next level of the meeting would be conducted with the farmers on December 5 2020.
The farmer union representatives insisted that the law must guarantee them MSP not only now but in the future as well.
Farmers’ groups met three Union ministers on Thursday for the fourth round of talks amid an ongoing protest seeking repeal of the new farm laws. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Railways, Commerce and Food Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce Som Parkash, who is an MP from Punjab, held talks with the representatives of 35 farmers’ unions at the Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital.
Meanwhile, former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has returned his Padam Vibhushan award to protest “betrayal of farmers” by government.
Police on Thursday shut routes on two national highways connecting Ghaziabad to Delhi as farmers remained adamant on their request for the scrapping of the Centre’s agriculture reform laws and stayed put at the national capital’s borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
Men and women, numerous of them with their children, have gathered at Delhi’s borders in Singh, Tikri and Gazipur to use part in protests against the new farm laws. Hundreds of farmers have gathered at the Noida-Delhi border too.
The agitating farmers have requested the Union government to convene a special session of Parliament to abolish the three farm laws, besides threatening to hold a nationwide protest on December 5.