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Centre to hold 6th round of talks with Farmers

The Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water & Sanitation and Urban Development, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar addressing at the launch of the Swachh Sarvekshan (Gramin)- 2017, in New Delhi on August 08, 2017.

The Union government will hold the sixth round of talks with farmers’ unions today. The Government has invited farmers’ unions for talks to end the impasse over the three farm laws. This will be the sixth round of talks between the government and farmers to end the deadlock. The Centre has written to 40 farmers unions and invited them for talks. Apart from the farm laws, discussions will be held on MSP and on legislations related to air quality and the electricity. The government has reiterated that it is  committed to finding a logical solution on all relevant issues raised by the farmers with a clear intention and an open mind.

While  flagging  off the 100th Kisan Rail from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had  said that  his government’s policies are clear and intentions transparent in reforming the agriculture sector. He asserted that the NDA government  will continue to work to strengthen farmers and agri sector with full force and dedication. 

 

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