Govt’s meeting with farmer groups inconclusive; next round on Jan 8

Unions to hold their meeting on Tuesday to decide future course of action
Kisan Union Leader

New Delhi, January 4 : The farmers meeting with the government on Monday ended without any outcome on the main issue, that is repealing the three Acts or a law on MSP.

“Farmers spoke only about repeal. Government said they will consult further and get back. The next meeting on January 8,” said union leaders in the meeting.

Farmer unions will have their meeting tomorrow to decide the future course of action, they said.

The government is not interested in resolving the issue, said farmer leaders.

“Union ministers are saying the same thing again and again. We will hold a meeting tomorrow to decide our course . We will not go home, till the time the laws are repealed,” BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said.

Sources said the government offered a joint committee on MSP.

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