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Farmers reject Centre's offer for talks, say will block all roads to Delhi

PM defends farm laws, says these opened doors of opportunities for farmers

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Farmers protest at Singhu border during their ‘Delhi Chalo’ march, in New Delhi, on Sunday Photo: PTI

Sanjeeb MukherjeeAgencies New Delhi
Thousands of farmers protesting the new farm laws rejected the Centre’s “conditional” offer for talks, saying they would block all five entry points to Delhi, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Acts. In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast, Modi on Sunday said the farm laws have begun mitigating the troubles of farmers as he cited the example of a Maharashtra farmer who used their provisions to get the money a trader had promised but not paid to him in time.

New dimensions related to agriculture and related fields have emerged as the recently enacted farm reforms have

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First Published: Nov 29 2020 | 11:10 PM IST

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