‘Debate with farmers in public’: Kejriwal throws open challenge before Centre amid raging stir


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‘Debate with farmers in public’: Kejriwal throws open challenge before Centre amid raging stir

Amid a raging farm stir at varied entry factors in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal echoed farmers’ considerations as he reached Singhu border Sunday night. Addressing 1000’s of farmers, AAP convener threw an open challenge before the federal government to debate in public with the farmer leaders over the contentious agri reforms legal guidelines.

“I challenge those from the Central government who know the most about farm laws to debate with the farmer leaders in public. They say that farmers do not know enough, it will be proven who knows more,” Kejriwal mentioned. 

Kejriwal additional appealed to the Centre to repeal the three farm legal guidelines. “Our farmers are forced to sleep on streets in open amid cold since last 32 days. Why? It pains me that over 40 people have lost their lives here. I appeal to the Centre to listen to them and repeal the farm laws,” he mentioned. 

“The Centre is not talking about the benefits of the laws, all they are saying is that it will not cause any harm. It will not take away farmers’ lands, or Minimum Support Price, are these benefits? Why have you brought the laws then? Tear and throw it away,” Kejriwal additional mentioned put up a go to to the Guru Tegh Bahadur Memorial at Singhu.

Meanwhile, 1000’s of farmers have been agitating in opposition to the three legal guidelines close to Delhi, which goes via a harsh spell of winter, unrelenting in their demand of withdrawal of the legislations. The farmers had reached Singhu border over a month in the past.

Earlier on Saturday, the protesting farmer unions determined to renew their dialogue with the Centre, and proposed December 29 for the subsequent spherical of talks. They had additionally determined {that a} tractor march might be held on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal freeway on December 30.

Security remained tight on the Delhi borders with a whole lot of personnel deployed at Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri the place the farmers have been tenting. The protests have additionally led to visitors congestion forcing police to divert vehicular motion.

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