Deadlock broken: Centre concedes farmers’ two demands; talks to continue on 2 others

Elvera Bartels

The deadlock in between protesting farmers and the Centre was damaged on Wednesday with the latter conceding two of their 4 important requires — removal of penalty provision in the Fee for the Air High quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Places Ordinance, 2020, and scrapping of the Energy (Amendment) Bill. The two primary challenges relevant to legalising MSP and withdrawing 3 farm regulations were being still less than discussion, with the upcoming spherical of talks scheduled for January 4.


Emerging from the marathon 5-hour-extended talks with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, farmers’ reps described the dialogue as an “advancement” although they reported the protests at all 5 entry factors to the Cash will continue until the negotiations are concluded. The farmers have, nevertheless, determined to not maintain a planned “tractor rally” in Delhi on Thursday.

“We will wait around for their published assurances on

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