Thousands of farmers continue to camp in and around Delhi as their protest against centre’s contentious agricultural laws enters the fourth day. A meeting has been called this morning to hold discussions, a day after Home Minister Amit Shah reached out to protesters and assured them that the government was ready to “deliberate on every problem and demand of the farmers”.
“We will discuss on how to engage in talks with the centre. We are ready for talks with the centre only if they invite us for the same,” said Ruldu Singh, state president of Punjab Kisan Union which is among the 500 organisations that is part of the protest.
Mr Singh, who is camping at the Singhu border near outer Delhi’s Narela, added that apart from the farm laws, they also want withdrawal of electricity amendment bill (2020).
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