Please stop worrying … come to the discussions: Tomar call

Kaakateeya New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has appealed to the farmers to abandon the movement and hold talks with the government. He urged the farmers to remove the stalemate in the negotiations. He said that the general public was facing serious difficulties with the peasant movement and in view of this he called on the peasants to withdraw their movement immediately and hold talks. Tomar was responding to a photo of Sharjeel Imam appearing at a farmers’ protest at the Tikri border. And Sharjeel Imam poster how the farmer problem becomes. It was extremely dangerous. Tomar said the government had sent some proposals to address the demands of the farmers and it would be better if the farmers discussed them. He said the Center was still thinking about the farmers and was also thinking about some issues. He said he had sought the views of farmers on what would be done to further strengthen the minimum support price, but the farmers had not responded adequately. Tomar said they had sent two proposals and allayed farmers’ fears about the registration of private mandals outside the farmer mandals. Tomar clarified that the respective states have the right to register private councils, and to decide on taxes. Withdraw laws? When questioned, he clarified that these laws were made with all intentions in mind and with the intention of bringing about changes in the lives of the farmers. The notion that the center is superior has no koshana for them and even the farmer associations are asked not to keep something in their minds. Tomar announced that the government was ready to make amendments in the laws after negotiating with the farmers.Source