Farmers’ protest against new farm laws enters 27th day

New Delhi, Dec 22 : 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.At Ghazipur border, both carriageways are closed for traffic movement owing to farmers’ protests.
Meanwhile, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has reiterated that the farmerswill not go back until the Centre withdraws the three new farm laws.
Farmers’ organisations, protesting against the Centre’s three new farm laws, held a day-long ‘relay’ hunger strike on Monday near the borders of the National Capital.
Meanwhile, the government on Sunday once again had sent a proposal to the farmers’ organisationsfor talks and requested them to explain the issues and time.The agitation and the five rounds of talks are discussed in detail in a letter sent by the Ministry ofAgriculture to 40 farmer organisations.
The proposal that the Government has made to amend the farm laws to farmer organisations hasalso been mentioned.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Traffic Police has said that due to ongoing protest, the Singhu, Auchandi, Piau Maniyari, and Mangesh borders are closed.

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