Agriculture Minister again invites protesting farmers for talks

New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday again invited farmers, who are protesting against the Centre’s three new farm laws, for talks and said the Government is sensitive to their issues and will listen to them with an ‘open mind’.

He appealed the farmers to fix the date for further talks on the issue of the three new farm laws.

‘Earlier, the Government had several rounds of talks with the farmers’ unions over the issue of farm laws,’ Mr Tomar said during a meeting with foreign journalists here.

‘We are open to issues whatever the farmers’ groups have and we have invited them for talks, the Union Agriculture Minister said.

He said Agriculture reforms will help future generation of the farmers adding that the new farm laws

will benefit farmers.

As the farmers’ protest against the Centre’s three new farm laws at Delhi’s periphery entered 27th day on Tuesday, leaders of the farmers’ unions are likely to meet during the day to discuss about their next plan of action.

Meanwhile, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has reiterated that the farmers

will not go back until the Centre withdraws the three new farm laws.

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