Farmers has decided to defer their proposed Parliament march on November 29 but the ongoing protest will continue until the government holds talks with the farmers over minimum support price, the death of farmers during the protest and the Lakhimpur incident in which protesting farmers were mowed down by a minister's car. We are postponing the 'Parliament march' for November 29. The government has promised us that the laws will be repealed in Parliament on the 29th, farmer leader Dr Darshan Pal told reporters on Saturday afternoon, after a meeting of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha. "We will wait till December 4, will announce our next action then, he added.The meeting of the farmers' union Samyukt Kisan Morcha which has been spearheading the year-long protest comes as agriculture minister Narendra Sing Tomar on Saturday appealed to farmers to return home as their demands have been met.
As far as cases registered during the protest are concerned, it comes under the jurisdiction of state governments and they will take a decision. State governments will decide on the issue of compensation too, as per their state policy," Tomar told news agency. The agriculture minister also said the Centre has decriminalised stubble burning which was one of the demands of the farmers. The government has said a bill to scrap the three farm laws, which were passed last year amid ruckus and chaos in Parliament, will be tabled Monday by Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar. The BJP has issued whips to all its MPs (as has the Congress) to be present on opening day.