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Indian farmers agree to meet government over contentious farm laws By Reuters

Indian farmers agree to meet government over contentious farm laws By Reuters
Indian farmers agree to meet government over contentious farm laws

Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website.A view of a crowded highway as farmers protest against new farm laws at a state border in Shahjahanpur p By Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Leaders of Indian farmers' unions have agreed to meet ministers on Tuesday, possibly paving the way for a seventh round of talks with the government which has so far failed to mollify growers who say three new agricultural laws threaten their livelihoods.Farmers' unions still insist they want the laws repealed, a coalition of unions called Samyukta Kisan Morcha said on Saturday in a letter to the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare.

The government says the laws, which came into force in September, will unshackle farmers from having to sell their produce only at regulated wholesale markets.It argues farmers will gain if large traders, retailers and food processors can buy directly from producers, bypassing antiquated wholesale markets.

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