Government stand optimistic however massive query on MSP: Tikait

However, he made it clear, chatting with The Sunday Express, that farmers wouldn’t depart the protest website till the legal guidelines are repealed within the upcoming winter session of Parliament.

He urged that a legally binding Minimum Support Price can be the following concern for the farmers to press.

“We are not going back before we see the farm laws getting repealed in Parliament and then we will start our discussions on MSP.  The big question mark now is on the MSP,”  Tikait stated.

Celebrations by the farmers at one of many protest websites on Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana after farm legal guidelines had been repealed on Friday. (Express Photo by Gurmeet Singh)

Asked if he had a way of the rollback, Tikait stated: “Since January 22, we have had no discussion with the Government. Even during the Lakhimpur issue, we had discussions only with the officials on that particular issue…Prime Minister’s announcement Friday morning came as a surprise, we had no prior knowledge of it.”

He expressed aid that the impasse had been damaged and that issues have began “moving in the right direction.”

“The government has started moving on a line and that is a positive sign for us,” he stated, including that extra readability of their line of motion would emerge after the assembly of farm leaders later within the day.

On Friday, in an tackle to the nation, the Prime Minister introduced that the three contentious farm legal guidelines can be repealed and the method can be accomplished within the upcoming winter session of Parliament.

The farmers have been protesting in opposition to and demanding the repeal of the three legal guidelines over the past one 12 months. The Union Cabinet authorized the three farm legal guidelines: The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020; and The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

Farmers have additionally been demanding laws that makes MSP legally binding.


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