Congress taken hardest stand on Arnabgate as Former Defence Minister AK Antony questioned the silence on part of the government.
“Even till today, the government has not said anything on this,” he said in a press conference held on Wednesday.
Addressing the media at Congress headquarters, former Defence Minister A K Antony said that the content of the chats was a serious issue for the entire nation. “The manner in which they (Goswami and Dasgupta) mentioned the martyrdom of 40 CRPF men too is a serious concern for us,” he added
In this scenario BJP government whose stand got weeken and Government has drastically come down and Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the government was open to suspending the laws for up to 18 months, during which time representatives of the government and farmers should work to “provide solutions” for the industry.
Bilateral talks have so far failed to break the deadlock – landing Prime Minister Narendra Modi with one of his most significant challenges since he was re-elected in 2019.
The next round of talks is due on Friday, and farm leader Dharmendra Malik said the unions would let the government know then if they would accept the offer and call off the protests.
The government was “sympathetic to farmers’ concerns and is trying to end the stalemate,” it said in a government, thanking them for maintaining “peace and discipline” during the protests.
Farmers plan a tractor rally through New Delhi on Jan 26, India’s Republic Day, which the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined a government petition to ban.
It should be noted The fulcrum of the issue introduced in September, allows private buyers to deal directly with farmers.
Angry farmers, who say that will make India’s traditional wholesale markets irrelevant and leave them at the mercy of big retailers and food processors, have camped out on major highways outside New Delhi for more than two months.
In the process 60 farmers dies so far braving brutal cold in this winter season