Govt writes to farmers’ unions, again invites them for talks as per their ‘convenience’
The Union agriculture ministry on Thursday wrote to farmers’ unions, once more inviting them for the sixth round of talks at a “date and time of your choosing,” press agency ANI reported. The ministry’s letter came each day after the protesting farmers rejected its earlier proposal during this regard, saying that no negotiations will happen till the govt “draws up a replacement agenda.”
The Union agriculture ministry on Thursday wrote to farmers’ unions,
Govt writes to agitating farmers, asking them to decide the date and time for the next round of talks. "Govt is committed to reaching logical solutions of the issues raised by you," it reads. pic.twitter.com/tBglPwi8fs— ANI (@ANI) December 24, 2020
The letter, signed by Vivek Aggarwal, joint secretary
It also talked about various objections raised by the farmers’ unions, including on the Minimum Support Price (MSP),
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The government had earlier written to the farmers’ unions on Sunday, inviting them for the sixth round of talks as per their convenience. The anti-farm law protests entered day 29 on Thursday.