The federal government is able to speak with the agitating farmers on “choices apart from the farm payments”, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar mentioned on Tuesday.
Farmers have been agitating on Delhi borders in opposition to the three new farm legal guidelines since November final yr.
“The Central authorities has at all times talked within the curiosity of farmers’ welfare, and it is able to speak with farmers,” Mr Tomar mentioned, chatting with reporters right here.
“If the farmers’ organisations are prepared to debate choices apart from the agriculture payments, then the federal government is able to speak with them,” he added.
Mr Tomar, who represents the Morena seat within the Lok Sabha, is on a tour of Gwalior-Chambal area.
Requested in regards to the rising inflation, the minister mentioned, “The federal government is maintaining a tally of the costs of lentils and edible oils.”
The costs of lentils have come down after the federal government launched shares, however the costs of mustard oil have elevated as the federal government has determined that no different edible oil will likely be combined in it to make sure purity, he mentioned.
The choice will profit farmers, Mr Tomar claimed.
The BJP chief additionally dismissed media studies that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will likely be changed.
“In Madhya Pradesh the BJP has a everlasting authorities and there’s no likelihood of any change within the management,” he mentioned.