Gwalior: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the government is ready to discuss “alternatives other than agriculture bills” with the agitating farmers. Farmers have been agitating on the borders of Delhi against three new agricultural laws since November last year.
‘Talked about the interest of farmers’
Talking to reporters, Tomar said, “The central government has always talked in the interest of farmers’ welfare and is ready to talk to the farmers.” “If farmers’ unions are ready to discuss options other than agriculture bills, the government is ready to talk to them,” he said.
Chief Minister will not be changed
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has dismissed media reports that the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh will be replaced. “BJP has a stable government in Madhya Pradesh and there is no possibility of change in leadership,” he said.
Agriculture Minister’s statement regarding rising inflation
Regarding the rising inflation in the country, the Agriculture Minister said that the government is keeping an eye on the prices of pulses and edible oils. Narendra Singh Tomar said that after the release of stock by the government, the prices of lentils have come down.
Tomar said about mustard oil prices
Regarding the increase in the price of mustard oil, he said that its prices have increased because the government has decided that no other edible oil will be added to it to ensure purity. Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar claimed that farmers would benefit from this decision.