Farmers finally call off protest after govt agrees to all demands

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella body of farmers' unions spearheading the protests, had earlier said that their 14-month

Updated on Dec 09, 2021 03:13 PM IST 8 Photos

The centre on Thursday wrote a letter to the farmers who have been protesting for a year at the borders of the national capital and accepted all their demands, including the withdrawal of all agitation-related cases and compensation to the families of farmers who had died during the course of the movement against the contentious agriculture laws.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)


Indian farmers on Thursday called off their long-running protests after the government agreed to concede to a clutch of pending demands(ANI)


Earlier today, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) Committee's member Ashok Dhawale said that a decision regarding withdrawing the farmer's agitation would be taken in the meeting today, after discussing the new draft proposal received from the government.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)


"The new draft proposal received from the government will be discussed in the meeting of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) today. Accordingly, the SKM will take a decision (regarding withdrawing the agitation)," said Ashok Dhawale, a member of SKM's five-member committee.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 19 announced that the Centre will bring necessary bills in the winter session of Parliament beginning later this month to repeal the farm laws.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)