Farmers’ agitation on the outskirts of Delhi in opposition to the three contentious agricultural legal guidelines entered day 34 on Tuesday, on a day when the sixth spherical of talks between the federal government and the farm unions had been anticipated to happen. Nonetheless, on Monday, the federal government wrote to the farmers, inviting them for talks at 2 pm on December 30. On Saturday, the unions had proposed that the sixth spherical of talks happen at 11 am on December 29, in response to the federal government’s proposal to carry dialogue at a date and time of the unions’ selecting. The farmers, although, had rejected the preliminary proposal on this regard.
Additionally on Monday, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh directed the police to take motion after a number of towers of Reliance Jio had been vandalised allegedly by farmers protesting in opposition to the farm legal guidelines. Earlier within the day, in what was seen as yet one more outreach by the Centre in direction of the farmers, prime minister Narendra Modi just about flagged off the 100th service of the Kisan Rail, which is able to run between Sangola in Maharashtra and West Bengal’s Shalimar. Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on the 136th basis day celebrations of the occasion, stated that it was a “sin” that the federal government was utilizing for the farmers the type of phrases it has, including that it ought to attain out to the farmers and repeal the legal guidelines. In West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee, too, demanded that the “draconian” legal guidelines be taken again and expressed solidarity with the farmers.
Listed here are the updates from day 34 of the anti-farm legislation protests:
No talks between govt-farm unions as we speak, postponed to Wednesday
The sixth spherical of talks between the federal government and the farm unions will happen on December 30, after the Centre on Monday despatched a letter to the unions on this regard. On Saturday, responding to the federal government’s second proposal to carry talks at a time and date of the farmers’ selecting, the unions had urged that the dialogue happen at 11 am on December 29.