January 2021 News

Tarigami Protests Outside Governor House, Demands Rollback Of Farm Laws

23 January 2021

Jammu: CPIM senior leader Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami today held a protest demonstration in Jammu seeking revocation of farm laws. Taking to reporters after holding a protest demonstration outside Governor House Jammu. He told to 'Kashmir News Service' (KNS)' I demand revocation of Farm laws,. Don't snatch bread and butter of farmers for corporators. Government should revoke farm laws that have been implemented without consensus with farmers, state Governments. Today farmers from RS Pora, Reasi, poonch and other areas.' According to KNS correspondent, he said ,' Govt is adamant on his decesion. Farmer does not want violence. People of country want it's revocation. Corporators can be your friends, but we the people make Government. if BJP is in power it is because of common people not Ambani's and Adani's.' Meanwhile the 11th round of discussion between the government and the protesting farmers' unions hit a roadblock on Friday, with both the sides hardening their positions, and could not even reach a decision on the date of next meeting. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said there are no problems in the farm laws brought by the farmers but the Govt still offered to suspend them as a sign of respect for farmers. At the end of the 11th meeting to break the deadlock over the laws, Tomar thanked the protesting farmer unions for cooperation and told them that the govt is ready for another meeting if they want to discuss proposal on suspending laws. Meanwhile, the farmer leaders alleged even as the meeting lasted for nearly five hours, the two sides sat face to face for less than 30 minutes. 'The minister made us wait for three & a half hours. This is an insult to farmers. When he came, he asked us to consider the government's proposal and said that he is ending the process of meetings,' said S S Pandher of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, adding that the agitation will continue peacefully.