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All 31 farmers unions in Punjab have agreed to hold talks with the Centre on tomorrow

October 14, 2020 11:36 AM

Chandigarh, October 13
All 31 farmers unions in Punjab, who had shown a historic solidarity against the controversial agriculture laws passed by Parliament last month, have agreed to hold talks with the Centre on Wednesday..

While representatives of 29 organisations met here on Tuesday and decided to hold discussions with the Centre (on their invitation), BKU (Ekta Ugrahan)---the largest farmer Union, which has been holding separate protests, in coordination with these other unions, too, announced yesterday that they will be going for talks with the Secretary, Agriculture, Government of India. The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee is the only organisation now which has decided not to participate in the talks

 Leadership of BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) decided to change their protest tactics--- they lifted their dharnas from the railway tracks and instead decided to concentrate their energies and resources on dharnas outside the houses of BJP leaders.

The other unions, however, have decided to continue their 'Rail Roko protests', besides protesting outside the residences of BJP leaders, said Balbir Singh Rajewal.

- Desk 

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