Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday reiterated that the Centre was prepared to speak to the farmers protesting in opposition to the brand new agriculture legal guidelines, and mentioned that mere gathering of crowd doesn’t result in revocation of legislations.
He urged the agitating farm unions to inform the federal government which provisions in these new legal guidelines they discover anti-farmers.
“Contemplating the problem with sensitivity, the federal government has held 12 rounds of talks with the farmer unions. However selections on the premise of talks could possibly be taken when objections (over the brand new farm legal guidelines) are identified,” the Agriculture Minister advised reporters right here when requested concerning the protest.
The unions ought to inform as to what’s anti-farmers within the new legal guidelines, he added.
“You flatly say revoke the legal guidelines…It would not occur that crowd gathers and the legal guidelines get revoked,” he mentioned.
Farmer unions ought to inform the federal government what provisions are in opposition to the farmers. The federal government is able to perceive this and make amendments even to day. The prime minister himself has mentioned this, the minister added.
“Now, if the agitating unions are well-wishers of the farmers, then they need to make it clear which provisions are creating issues to them,” he mentioned.
1000’s of farmers have been protesting at Delhi’s borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh demanding the rollback of the Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement on Value Assurance and Farm Providers Act, 2020 and the Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020.