NEW DELHI: Call for protest farmers to come forward for discussions on agricultural laws, senior leader of the BJP is Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday he said the government would change laws if they are not deemed useful.
Describing the protesting peasants as his own people, Singh said: “Those who sit on the dharna are peasants and were born to peasant families. We have a lot of respect for them.”
Addressing a demonstration in Dwarka in the national capital, Singh said he was the son of peasants and assured that the Modi government “will never do anything that is not in the interests of the farmers.”
Ask farmers to try the new Agri laws as an experiment, the first BJP the president said that if these are not useful, the government will bring them all necessary changes.
“Let’s let the agricultural laws be implemented for a year or two. Let’s try this as an experiment and, if deemed not beneficial to farmers, the government will be ready for all possible amendments,” Singh said.
Stressing that all problems can be solved through dialogue, Singh said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi he wants talks with farmers to continue and, therefore, the government has extended an invitation to them.
Singh appealed to all protesting farmers to come forward to discuss agricultural laws.