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The Congress has asked the Center to give a stubborn attitude and withdraw the Agriculture Act by besieging the government over the deaths of farmers.

On Saturday, the Congress government accused the farmers of cruelty and said it should abandon the barrier and repeal the three black laws. Priyanka Gandhi Bhadra, general secretary of the party, tweeted, “News of the death of farmer brothers sitting on the Delhi border in winter weather is disturbing. According to media reports, so far 57 farmers have died and hundreds are sick. For a month now the government has been sensitizing farmers.” Doing.

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said, “The government should repeal and agree to repeal the Agriculture Act.” Any new law should take into account the needs and aspirations of the farming community. Randeep Surjewala, the party’s chief spokesperson, tweeted, “From the news of the death of the child’s father Ram Singh from Karnal (Haryana) and Amarjit Singh from Fazilka (Punjab) to the peasant movement in Bilaspur (Uttarakhand). Very sad.” The government should abandon its obstructionist attitude and immediately repeal the 3 black laws “.

If the demand is not met, on January 2, the tractor marches towards Delhi

Meanwhile, protesting farmers’ organizations issued an ‘ultimatum’ on Saturday before the next round of talks with the government, saying that if their demands were not met, the tractors would move towards Delhi on January 2, when the country celebrates Republic Day. The parade will be held. Speaking at a press conference in New Delhi, the farmers’ union leaders said it was time to take “decisive action” as the government had scrapped three agricultural laws and overruled their demands for a legal guarantee of a minimum support price (MSP). Not yet noticed.

The next round of talks between the government and the protesting farmers’ organizations was proposed on January 4. The organizations said on Friday that they would have to take drastic action if the stalemate at the meeting was not overcome. Significantly, farmers from Punjab, Haryana and other parts of the country have been protesting in different parts of the national capital for the past one month demanding repeal of three new agricultural laws at the Center.

What’s the matter?

The government implemented three agricultural laws in September as a major reform in agriculture. The government said the role of mediator would end after these laws and farmers would be allowed to sell their produce anywhere in the country. At the same time, the farmers are adamant in demanding the repeal of all the three agricultural laws. The protesting farmers claimed that these laws were brought for the benefit of the industry and that they would remove the mandi and the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system.


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