Sonepat/New Delhi, December 12
Protesting farmer union leaders on Saturday said they are ready for talks with the government, but will first discuss repeal of three new farm laws.
Farmers from Shahjahanpur will start ‘Delhi Chalo’ march’ through Jaipur-Delhi Highway at 11 am on Sunday, union leaders told the media.
“We have decided to intensify our agitation against new farm laws, union leaders will sit on hunger strike on December 14,” they said. Leaders from all 32 unions will hold one-day hunger strike.
Farmer leaders said they have given a call to women to intensify the protest. “We will make all arrangements for basic amenities for women by December 15,” they said.
They also denied any association with farmer leader VM Singh.
Farmer leader Gurnam Singh Charuni announced to begin indefinite hunger strike from December 19 if demands were not met by then. — TNS/PTI