Guwahati News Desk: The representatives of the farmers of all the farmer organisations termed the proposal ‘worth considering’; and announced that will hold consultations and then notify the government about their stand during the 11th round meeting on Saturday.
Farmer leader Shivkumar Kakka said, “We do not trust the committee, but the government has offered to put the laws on hold… It is definitely a matter to consider. We will discuss this and eventually try to form an opinion.”
Whereas another farmer leader Darshan Pal Singh after meeting on Wednesday said, “The Central government told us that it would submit an affidavit in the Supreme Court to put the laws on hold. Implementation of laws would be put on hold till the issues are resolved this proposal of the government is worth considering.”
All India Kisan Sabha General Secretary Hanan Mullah responding on the development said, “The government said in the meeting that by submitting an affidavit in the court, it can put the law on pause for a year and a half. Meanwhile, we will go by the report that would be provided by the committee.
“Now all the farmer’s associations will discuss the government’s proposal on January 21 and reply to the government on January 22. Also, the attitude of farmer leaders has always been positive,” he added.