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Despite the fierce demonstration in Delhi on 26 January, the Delhi government has allowed the entry of farmers. This permission is from 22 July to 9 August. The timing of the performance will be from 11 am to 5 pm. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has approved the performance with conditions.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait Singhu has reached the border. From here, 200 farmers will be taken by bus to Jantar Mantar, where those farmers will set up Parliament. Rakesh Tikait said that we will also keep an eye on the proceedings of the monsoon session.
Farmers protesting from place to place on the border of Delhi in protest against the agricultural laws are reaching the Singhu border. Security has been increased at Jantar Mantar and the border in Delhi. The police have allowed the farmers to protest on the condition that they will not take out any march to Parliament.
There was violence in the rally on 26 January
On January 26 this year, they got permission to protest in Delhi for the first time after the violence during the tractor parade of farmers till the Red Fort. During the 26 January rally, the protesters turned furious and several miscreants barged into the Red Fort, assaulted policemen and hoisted religious flags on the fort’s ramparts.
Center and farmers both adamant
The farmers of the country have been protesting against the new agricultural laws at the borders of Delhi since December last year. During this, 10 rounds of talks have also been held with the central government of farmers’ organizations, but no solution has been found. The farmers are adamant on the demand to repeal all the three agricultural laws. At the same time, the central government says that it can change the laws according to the demands of the farmers, but the laws will not be withdrawn.
12 rounds of talks between farmers and government
First meeting: 14 October
What happened: Agriculture Secretary came in place of Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in the meeting. Farmers’ organizations boycotted the meeting. He wanted to talk to the Agriculture Minister only.
Second meeting: 13 November
What happened: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal held a meeting with farmer organizations. Talks went on for 7 hours, but to no avail.
Third meeting: December 1
What happened: Talked for three hours. The government suggested the formation of an expert committee, but the farmers’ organizations remained adamant on the demand to repeal all three laws.
Fourth meeting: 3 December
What happened: The conversation went on for 7 and a half hours. The government promised that the MSP would not be tampered with. The farmers said that the government should repeal all three laws.
Fifth meeting: 5 December
What happened: The government agreed to give a written guarantee on MSP, but the farmers clearly said that the government should answer yes or no if the law is repealed.
Sixth meeting: December 8
What happened: Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting on the day of Bharat Bandh. The next day the government proposed 22 pages, but farmers’ organizations turned it down.
Seventh meeting: 30 December
What happened: Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal held a meeting with 40 representatives of farmer organizations. Differences persisted on two issues, but agreed upon two.
Eighth meeting: 4 January
What happened: In the meeting that lasted for 4 hours, the farmers remained adamant on the demand for withdrawal of law. After the meeting was over, the Agriculture Minister said that clapping is done with both hands.
Ninth meeting: 8 January
What happened: The conversation remained fruitless. The farmers took a harsh stand in the meeting. In the meeting, the farmer leaders also put up posters, on which it was written in Gurmukhi – will die or win.
Tenth meeting: 15 January
What happened: The meeting lasted about 4 hours. The farmers were adamant on returning the law. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that you should also obey some things of the government.
11th meeting: 20 January
What happened: The Center proposed to the farmers that the laws would not be implemented for one and a half years. Apart from this, a committee will be formed to discuss the MSP.
12th meeting: 22 January
What happened: The meeting went on for 5 hours, but there was no face-to-face conversation even for 30 minutes. The government told the farmers that there is no shortage in the new laws. Let me know if you come to a decision. We will discuss this again.