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Farmers’ talks with the government on agricultural laws today, what are the important issues

NEW DELHI| The leaders of farmers who took to the streets in protest against the new agricultural laws will reach Vigyan Bhawan at 2 pm on Wednesday, as scheduled for the sixth round of talks with the government. Issues for talks are already decided. Major Singh Punawal is the General Secretary of All India Kisan Sabha in Punjab. When asked Major Singh what he would talk to the government today (Wednesday), he said that the government will mainly talk about the process of repealing all three agricultural laws and legalizing the MSP.

Punawal said, the farmer leaders did not agree to discuss the proposal sent by the government earlier because the government was talking about amending the new laws, but now the issues suggested by the farmers are going to be negotiated and we Would like to talk on the same issues.

The four issues suggested by the Farmers Organization for talks include:

1. The procedure to be followed to repeal the three Central Agricultural Laws

2. The profitable MSP suggested by the National Farmers Commission for all farmers and agricultural commodities Procedure and provision for legal guarantee of procurement on

3. Commission Ordinance for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and adjoining areas, such amendments in 2020 as are necessary to exclude farmers from penal provisions of the ordinance, and

4. Procedure for withdrawal of the draft Electricity Amendment Bill 2020 (amendment was written in the previous letter by mistake, a necessary change) to protect the interests of farmers.

However, during the talks, all eyes will also be on who arranges for food and drink for the farmer leaders there.

Farmer leader Major Singh Punawal says that it is not important that the government will eat or make food for itself, because the farmers of the country are making arrangements for the farmers who have been sitting on the streets for 35 days, and here too we ourselves We will make arrangements, but the important thing is that the government should listen to the farmers.

On the other hand, the Kisan agitation led by the leaders of 40 farmers’ organizations under the banner of United Kisan Morcha on the borders of Delhi, the capital of the country, continues on the 35th day on Wednesday and it is expected that the sixth round of talks with the government is going to take place Any solution will be found to the problems of the farmers from which the movement will end.

Leaders of agitating farmer organizations are demanding repeal of the Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act 2020, Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Price Assurance and Agricultural Services Agreement Act 2020 and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act 2020. These were introduced in September after the passage of the three important Bills introduced in the Monsoon Session of Parliament in both houses. However, earlier through the ordinance, these laws came into force from June 5.

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