The 10th round of talks between farmer unions and Central government over the three farm laws concluded at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. The next round of the meeting will take place on January 22. After the talks, farmer leaders said that they will discuss among themselves and will respond to the government's proposal in the next round of meeting.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister Piyush Goyal, among others, were present at the meeting. The talks were earlier scheduled for January 19 and were later postponed to Wednesday.
In the letter to the farmer organisations protesting against new farm laws, Agriculture Ministry secretary Sanjay Agarwal said the farmers in their communication to the government had said that "they have always been ready to talk with an open mind".