NEW DELHI: Farmers have entered the seventh day of protests against the three agricultural sector laws passed by the central government during the last monsoon session, including demonstrations at the Burari saint Nirankari Samgam ground on the outskirts of Delhi. Dharani continued for the second day on the Delhi-Noida border, causing the main line to be closed.
Here are the latest developments:

  • Noida Traffic Police has advised travelers traveling to Delhi to avoid the Chilla route and take the DND or Kalindi Kunj route instead.
  • Farmers on the Delhi-Noida border, belonging to different districts of the western Uttar Pradesh, want to reach the national capital to join the big uproar initiated by the farmers of Punjab and Haryana against the Center’s agrarian reform laws.
  • Congress on Wednesday asked the Center to call a winter session of parliament. The demand comes from Congress a day after talks between the central government and 32 farmers’ union leaders were unspecified.
  • Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday protested against the central government over the farmers’ protest, calling the center a ‘lie and loot’. “Farmers’ income will double,” he said.
  • On Tuesday night, the central government met with representatives of the protesting farmers to form a committee to review their demands, which they rejected.
  • After the meeting, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the debate was good and a fourth round of talks would be held on December 3.
  • At the meeting, the government gave a detailed presentation on the minimum support price and the Agricultural Produce Market Committee Act to the peasant leaders, requesting that their protest be halted.
  • Meanwhile, farmers in the Gwalior rural area of ​​Madhya Pradesh yesterday said they would march towards Delhi.
  • On November 27, thousands of farmers reached Delhi and gathered across the border to protest against the three farms’ laws.
  • Farmers are protesting against the Farmers’ Production and Trade (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, Price Guarantee and Agricultural Services Act, 2020 Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement and the 2020 Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act.

(With inputs from agencies)

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