New Delhi: The long stretching farmers’ stir continues to cause a political uproar with the central government’s decision to not roll back the farm laws while farmer leaders staying adamant on their decision to continue their protest until their demands are met.
Speaking to the media Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said that they are ready to talk with the government on the farm laws but made it clear that the discussions should be held without any conditions.
This statement from the BKU leader comes after Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appealed to farmer unions to end their protest and come forward for discussions.
The minister called the farmers’ protest politically motivated and that at no cost will the farm laws be repealed.
*Excerpts from Times Now