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Farmers To Observe Relay Hunger Strike: Centre Calls For Talks:- The protests of the farmers from Punjab and Haryana reached 26th day and it is gaining strength every single day. The talks with the Centre turned unsuccessful and the farmers are strict on their stand to cancel the introduced three farm laws by the Indian government. The farmers have been protesting in huge numbers at the New Delhi border. The Farmer Unions announced a day-long hunger strike today against the new farm laws and this will continue for 24 hours. Vivek Aggarwal, the Joint Secretary for the Agriculture Ministry wrote to the farmer unions requesting them to provide a list of apprehensions.
He also asked them to provide the appropriate dates to initiate fresh talks in Vigyan Bhavan to find a quick resolution for the issue. Members of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee organised a candlelight march in Amritsar to support the farmers agitation. Members of Hind Mazdoor Kisan Samiti submitted a letter to Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to support the farm laws. The farmers already announced that they would intensify the protests. The Centre is in plans to initiate the talks once again and resolve the issue at the earliest as the protests reached a new level.