The Sentinel
Farmers Agitation in India, Day 22: An update
17 Dec, 2020
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Even as farmers continue to protest at Singhu border (Delhi), the SC has asked the Centre to see if farm laws can be put on hold.
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Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde said that farmers have the right to protest but they cannot block streets.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was seen tearing copies of farm laws in the Delhi Assembly.
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After pizzas and foot massages, a salon owner provided free services to the protesting farmers. The salon owner from Kurukshetra had travelled all the way to Singhu border to extend his services and support the cause of the farmers.
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Earlier, well-wishers had arranged for pizza langars and foot massages for the farmers amid the winter chill of Delhi. Within minutes 400 pizzas were polished off.
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Lakhs of farmers have been protesting at the Singhu border since November 26, 2020
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said:
He said, “Minimal govt involvement reason for flourishing agri trade in Gujarat.” He also said farmers are misguided by the opposition.
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What key Union Ministers said
Amit Shah, Home Minister: "Farmers' protest not political."
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What Key Union Ministers said:
Narendra Singh Tomar, Agriculture Minister: “Farm laws to be discussed clause by clause”.
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What Key Union Ministers said:
Nitin Gadkari, Road Transport & Highways Minister:“Govt will not do any injustice to farmers”.
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What Key Union Ministers said:
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Law Minister said, it is possible the negotiations are failing due to the ‘sinister design’.
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