Farmers' Protest: Farmers from Maharashtra joined protestors at Delhi border
"We received a rousing welcome at a
He said that farmers have expressed willingness to discuss their issues with the government, "but we want some clauses in the recenty-passed laws, which do not protect the interests of farmers, removed".
The farmers from Maharashtra, who started off in private vehicles from Nashik on Monday, were led by leaders of the Kisan Sabha.
According to the Kisan Sabha, cultivators from 21 districts in Maharashtra had joined the "vehicle march" to Delhi.
Enacted in September, the three farm laws have been projected by the Central government as major reforms in the agriculture sector that will remove the middlemen and allow farmers to sell anywhere in the country.
However, the protesting farmers have expressed apprehension that the new laws would pave the way for eliminating the safety cushion of
The government has repeatedly asserted that the MSP and Mandi systems will stay and has accused the opposition of misleading the farmers.
Multiple rounds of talks held between the government and the protesting farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have failed to break the ongoing impasse.
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