Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented on the performance of farmers in India. The Canadian PM said that Canada will always stand to protect the rights to peaceful demonstrations. He supported Indian farmers in his statement and said that the situation in the country is worrisome.
During an online event on the occasion of the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Trudeau said, there are reports coming from India about the demonstrations by farmers. The situation is worrying and we are all very concerned about our family and friends. I know this is a reality for many of you. Let me remind you that Canada will always stand to protect the rights to peaceful demonstrations.
The farmers’ protest entered the sixth day on Tuesday. Earlier, water canons, tear gas shells etc. were used to prevent farmers from reaching the border of Delhi. Thousands of farmers from many states including Punjab, Haryana have camped on the outskirts of Delhi.
At the same time, against the agricultural laws, the farmers who have been standing on the Delhi border for six days, have been called by the government for talks at Vigyan Bhawan at 3 pm today. Earlier, the farmers said that they had come for a decisive battle. Will return only after taking decision in his own right.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has invited the leaders of farmer organizations protesting against the three agricultural laws of the central government to hold talks on Tuesday instead of December 3, citing Covid-19 epidemic and cold.