Farmers insist on guaranteed MSP for 26 crops and call for movement to intensify

As talks between the government and farmers remain inconclusive, Haryana’s farmer leaders have made it clear that they will continue protests until the three contentious farm laws and a law guaranteeing the MSP for 26 are repealed. crops named by farmers.

The Bhartiya Kisan Union (Charuni) has also urged Haryana farmers to increase their strength at the Delhi borders and also to transfer their Jio mobile phone SIM cards to other networks.

He said that now there are no more meetings scheduled with the government and the farmers were waiting for the government to accept the demands made by them at the meetings.

“All the farmers’ union leaders have rejected the government’s offer of amendments to the laws and now we want the government to repeal these laws and also enact a law to guarantee the harvest of the 26 crops with a minimum price support,” said the President of Haryana BKU, Gurnam. Singh Charuni told the Hindustan Times.

Charuni is the only peasant leader in Haryana among the peasant leaders who held talks with the government on behalf of the farmers.

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He said that during meetings with the Union government, they already made it clear that the agitation will continue until the government withdraws the “anti-farmer” laws.

“Now we have decided that all farmers will transfer their mobile phone numbers (Jio) to other service providers and on December 12, all toll plazas will be free of passage for one day, and on December 14 the agitation will intensify. holding protests in all district headquarters, “he added.

Meanwhile, the number of farmers on Delhi’s Singhu and Tikri borders is likely to increase in the coming days as more farmers leave for Delhi to join the protests.

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Farmers ‘march to Delhi accelerated on Wednesday after it emerged that farmers’ leaders rejected the government’s offer of amendments to farm laws.

“Now the message has reached all the farmers and they are angry about the government’s behavior,” said Rakesh Bains, spokesperson for BKU (Charuni).

He added that the call for farmers to march to Delhi to join the protests has been well received.

He said the strength of the farmers is likely to increase in the next two to three days.