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8th Centre-Farmers meeting today. Check the latest updates

  • After the meeting on January 4 failed to achieve any resolution between the farmers and the Government, another meeting was scheduled for today- January 8.

  • The meeting which was scheduled for 2pm, started about 40 mins late as the ministers reached the Vigyan Bhavan later than the scheduled time.

  • As per updates, Agriculture minister Narendra Tomar asked unions to consider the interests of all states. Farmer unions have asked the government to let states bring in their own laws.

  • Farmer union leaders have reiterated the stance of ‘Bill Vaapis, toh hun Ghar Vaapis’- stating that they want nothing less than a repeal of the laws.

  • Deadlock continues as the farmer unions leaders haven’t stepped out of the hall for the lunch break- while ministers are out. farmer union leaders have opted for maun/silence while holding placards of dissent.

  • Meeting stands indecisive. Deadlock persists. Government has suggested SC’s decision on deadlock. Next meeting on January 15