Farmer Protest: Talks between the government and farmers will be held again on February 2, security at the protest site increased

Farmer Protest

The farmers’ demonstration on the Singhu border has entered the 67th day against the agricultural laws brought by the central government. The administration has made heavy security arrangements along the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border). At the same time, to reduce the deadlock, the next round of talks between the farmers and the Center is scheduled for February 2. On the other hand, today is the 65th day of protests by farmers along the Ghazipur border (Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border). Security has been increased in view of the number of farmers visiting the protest site after the situation created in the past.

Farmers are adamant about the demand for the repeal of agricultural laws. Meanwhile, in order to maintain public safety, the Union Home Ministry has temporarily suspended Internet services in the three borders and surrounding areas from 11 pm on January 29 to January 11 31. At the same time, Delhi Police has closed NH-24 as a precautionary measure.

During a discussion with leaders of various political parties on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government is continuously trying to find a solution through negotiating the issues raised by the protesting farmers. According to sources, in a digital meeting of leaders of various parties in Parliament, PM Modi also said that the proposal made by the central government regarding the three agricultural laws is still intact.

In this meeting, the Prime Minister told the leaders that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar was just a phone call away from the protesting farmers, and Tomar had also informed the farmer leaders earlier this month. The meeting was attended by the Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Trinamool Congress leader in Lok Sabha Sudip Bandopadhyay, Shiromani Akali Dal leader Balwinder Singh Bhundad, Shiv Sena’s Vinayak Raut, and many others.

Explain that after the violence in various parts of the national capital during the farmers’ tractor rally on Republic Day, tensions between the government and the farmers have increased, opposing the agricultural laws. On Republic Day, protesters did not follow the route already set and broke barricades to enter Delhi. During this, the protesters fiercely beat up the police personnel. Apart from this, he also entered the Red Fort and planted a religious flag.

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