Government vs farmers: when will the deadlock be overcome?
The proposal of the Central Government was rejected by the farmer unions. He said that there is nothing new in the proposal. The farmers are adamant about their two major demands. Including the complete withdrawal of the three new laws and the law guaranteeing the MSP. The farmers also want to withdraw the proposed Electricity Amendment Act. Apart from this, eliminating the provision of penalty for burning stubble in the new ordinance is also included in the demands of the farmers. In response to this, the government said that there has been no change in the tariff subsidy for farmers. The government has said that it will find a ‘proper solution’ to burn the stubble. Farmer unions have voiced many concerns and government assurances have also come upon them. Let’s know what they are.
What are the protesting farmers afraid?
The fears that are prominent among the farmers regarding the new laws are
- The arrangement of MSP for purchase will be done away with.
- APMCs will be weakened for the benefit of private mandis.
- APMC can do any business outside the mandis.
- No right to go to civil court in case of dispute.
- The big corporate will seize the land of the farmers.
- Cannot register under ‘Contract Farming’ Act.
- If the contract is violated, the ground may seize.
What assurances did the central government give?
The central government is saying that it has tried to address the concerns of the farmers from the open day. On Wednesday, once again, the farmers’ organizations were appealed to end the picket.
What are the farmers warned to do?
Farmers have become very angry towards the government. He also called for a boycott of the products of Reliance and Adani across the country. At the same time, on December 14, all the district collectorate offices across the country were said to protest outside. Said that in other states including Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, dharna will be allowed outside the District Collectorate Office. Those who will not join the dharna will travel to Delhi. Farmer leaders also said that on 12th, all toll plazas across the country will be freed. Apart from this, industrialists- products related to Adani, Ambani will also be boycotted. The farmers said that they would also boycott the SIM of Reliance Jio. Farmer leaders said that he would also boycott all BJP ministers.