SC-appointed panel will set aside personal views, says Anil Ghanwat; farmer unions prep for R-Day tractor rally
After the first meeting of the apex-court appointed panel, Ghanwat, said the first round of talks with the protesting farmers and other stakeholders is scheduled for Thursday 21 January
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The former Congress chief also released a booklet highlighting the 'plight' of farmers in the wake of the Centre's three farm laws at a press conference in New Delhi
SC-appointed panel will have first round of talks with farmers, other stakeholders on 21 Jan, says Anil Ghanwat
Members of the panel will keep aside their personal views on the farm laws while preparing the report to be submitted to the apex court, said Ghanwat after the panel's first meeting in New Delhi
The apex court had on 11 January stayed the implementation of the three laws, against which farmers are protesting at Delhi borders for over 50 days now
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Farmers’ unions refused to call off the tractor march planned for 26 January and asserted that they had the constitutional right to demonstrate peacefully on Republic Day
Farmers have 'constitutional right' to take out tractor rally on Republic Day, say protesting union leaders
The union leaders said that farmers are not going to hold their rally on Rajpath and in other high-security areas to avoid disruption in the Republic Day parade and will hold a peaceful rally
Drop stubborn stand, discuss laws clause by clause, Centre tells farmers; prepared to protest till 2024, says BKU
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said that farmers are prepared to protest against the farm laws 'till May 2024', and termed the ongoing agitation as an 'ideological revolution'
Shah's remarks came amid the month-long agitation by farmers on the borders of Delhi, demanding the complete withdrawal of the three farm laws
The top court will also hear the plea of the Central Government, filed though the Delhi Police, seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor march on 26 January
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Party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal also said that Centre was being 'insincere' in talks over the farm laws and that it is 'trying to tire the farmers' out
Farmer union tells SC to disband negotiation committee, appoint neutral members 'who can do the job'
In an affidavit, it also sought dismissal of a plea file by the Centre seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor march "which seeks to disrupt the gathering and celebrations of Republic Day on 26 January"
Farmer protests: Ninth round of talks ends, next meet on 19 Jan; govt urges unions to form informal grouping
Meanwhile, the Congress party shored up its attack against the Centre over the issue, with Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi leading protests in New Delhi
The Supreme Court had on Tuesday stayed the implementation of the three laws and appointed a four-member panel to resolve the impasse
The previous rounds of negotiation failed to end the protests, even as unions said they will not settle for anything less than their demands of MSP and repeal of farm laws
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Farmer unions and opposition parties too had raised doubts over the composition of the panel, insisting that its members have been in favour of the three laws in the past. The panel is due to hold its first meeting on 19 January
Bhupinder Singh Mann recuses himself from SC-appointed panel to resolve deadlock between farmers, Centre
The 81-year-old resident of Punjab’s Batala is the national president of BKU and was also an Independent Rajya Sabha member from 1990 to 1996
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Notwithstanding the ambitious objectives of the committee, it is clear that the process of bringing about a consensus will be a long haul.
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Farmers Protest Updates: 'It is only through dialogue, a way forward can be found,' Rupala told PTI. Farmers unions have also shown willingness to attend the scheduled ninth round of talks but have insisted on a complete repeal of the agri laws
Farmers also shouted slogans against the BJP-led Centre and slammed the government for not acceding to their demands. They demanded that the new farms laws should be repealed