Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal held meeting with farmers' leaders in the national capital. They held meeting with farmers' leaders on December 03. The next meeting will be held on December 05. Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) representatives were also present in the meeting. Speaking to ANI, farmer leader and national spokesperson of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), Rakesh Tikait said, "Government has given indications over Minimum Support Price (MSP). It seems that their stand over MSP will be fine. The talks have made a little progress." "The issue is about the complete roll back of laws. Not only one but discussions will also be held on several issues. Farmers want that the laws be taken back. Government wants to talk about MSP and amendment to the Acts," he added.
On December 03, Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad met protesting farmers at Delhi-Haryana Border. Farmers are present at the Singhu Border as 'Delhi Chalo' protest entered 8th day. Chandra Shekhar said, "If government becomes dictator then people should come out on the streets. Government should stop shaming this movement. We are here to support our farmers and will stand by them till the end." Thousands of farmers have continued to protest against new farm laws at the border area.
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