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Union Minister Arjun Munda on ‘Delhi Chalo’ protests

Union Minister Arjun Munda. PTI file

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Arjun Munda on Tuesday reiterated the central authorities’s stance on having a dialogue with the protesting farmers in New Delhi including that authorities will do “everything possible to find a solution to their concerns.”

On Tuesday, the nationwide capital got here to a standstill after farmers from close by states started their ‘Delhi Chalo’ marketing campaign to push their calls for to the central authorities.

“We care about the interests of the farmers. We have always been ready for talks and discussions and we are ready to do everything possible to find a solution to this issue. This issue also concerns the state governments. We need time to understand this issue and find a method to solve this,” Munda stated.

Why are farmers protesting?

In a second spherical of protests since 2021, farmer members from the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (Non-Political) and the Kisan Mazdoor Morcha are heading to New Delhi to press their calls for on the BJP-led central authorities.

The important thing calls for put ahead by the farmers are:

    1. Farmers’ teams have demanded the enactment of a legislation guaranteeing minimal help value (MSP) for crops
    2. Additionally they need the implementation of the Swaminathan Fee’s suggestions and pension for farmers
    3. Farmers are additionally calling for “justice” for the victims of Lakhimpur Kheli
    4. Farm teams need the central authorities to repeal the Electrical energy Act of 2020

‘Tried our best’

In the meantime, Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee Basic Secretary Sarwan Singh Pandher on Tuesday stated that farmers’ teams have been compelled to take to the streets in any case efforts to handle their considerations over conferences with the federal government failed.

“We want to present our views before India that we tried our best in yesterday’s meeting to take some kind of decision so that we can avoid confrontation with the government and we get something that we had hoped for. We can only hope and trust. After doing this, we sat in the meeting for 5 hours,” Pandher stated earlier right this moment.

He added that farmers aren’t solely concentrating on the BJP but in addition have held the Congress equally accountable.

“Congress party does not support us, we consider Congress equally responsible as much as the BJP. These laws were brought by Congress itself…We are not in favour of anyone, we raise the voice of farmers…” Pandher stated.

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