Swaraj India's Yogendra Yadav on January 17 informed that farmers will carry out a tractor parade on Republic Day on Outer Ring Road of Delhi, in an attempt to make government listen to their demands which primary include the withdrawal of the new farm laws. "Farmers will carry out tractor parade on Outer Ring Road of Delhi on Republic Day. No disruption will be caused to the official Republic Day ceremony," said Yogendra Yadav.
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on January 17 appealed countrymen to participate in the construction of the Ram Temple by donation. Akshay very gracefully turned his storytelling mode on and narrated a chunk of a story about Ram Setu and urged people to contribute in the construction of Ram Temple. Last year, the Supreme Court gave its historic decision on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case. The Apex Court gave its judgment in favour of Ram Temple. After that time, the route of construction of Ram Temple was cleared.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the government expects the farmers to discuss the farm laws clause by clause on January 19 as after Supreme Court's order laws are not being implemented. He further asked the farmers union for a solution other than repealing the laws. "Most of the farmers, experts and scientists are in favour of farm laws. After Supreme Court's order, the laws can't be implemented. Now we expect that farmers discuss the laws clause-wise on January 19 and tell government what they want other than the repeal of the laws," said Narendra Singh Tomar while speaking to ANI on January 17.
All India Kisan Sabha, General Secretary, Hannan Mollah said the government is dragging things so that the protesting farmers get tired and leave. His comments came after the ninth round of discussion between the Centre and farmers remained inconclusive. The next round of talks will be held on January 19. “For almost two months, we are suffering and dying in cold weather. The government is giving us 'tarikh pe tarikh' and are dragging things so that we get tired and leave the place. This is their conspiracy," said Mollah. The 9th round of talks came after the Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the farm laws. The Supreme Court formed four-member committee to mediate between farmers and the centre. Farmers have demanded that the three farm laws be taken back. They have been protesting against the farm laws for over 50 days now. Watch the full video for more.
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