Next round of dialogue with farmers to be held on 8th January 2021

Published: Jan 4, 2021, 10:41 pm IST

New Delhi, Union Minister for Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution PiyushGoyal and Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Prakash participated in the 7th round of talks with the representatives of 41 Farmers’ Unions at VigyanBhawan, New Delhi today. At the outset of the meeting a two minute silence was observed for those who had lost their lives during the agitation.

Tomar said that keeping in mind the discussions during the previous meeting the government is committed to find solutions on farmers issues with an open mind. Both sides need to take steps forward to find solution.

The Minister said that keeping in mind the welfare of the farmers talks regarding Farm Acts will be held with all farmers Unions representatives from different States. Tomar also said that clause-wise discussion on Farm Acts can be carried forward to resolve contentiousissues. In today’s meeting both sides expressed their opinions and have decided to meet again on 8th January 2021.