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Farmers, govt fail to break deadlock after 3-hour-long meeting; next meet on Dec 3 – Top Points


The impasse between farmers and government continued over the new farm laws on Tuesday as representatives of 35 agitating organisations vowed to intensify the stir. A marathon meeting of farmer leaders and three union ministers, held at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi, ended without any resolution. Meanwhile, the government has called for another round of discussions on Thursday, December 3. During the meeting, the ministers explained the benefits of farm reform acts to the representatives of the farmers’ Unions. Various issues related to these laws were discussed at length and talks were held in a cordial atmosphere, the agriculture ministry said in its statement. Tomar emphasised that the government is fully committed towards the welfare of farmers and agriculture development is always on the top priority.

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