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Finance Minister Says Talks With Farmers To Continue Even As Economists Call Farm Laws Anti-Colonial

Dec 13, 2020 05:40 PM IST India India

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the govt is willing to talk to the farmers on the ongoing stand-off over agri reforms. But Sitharaman fears the protest is being hijacked by anti-national forces. She also lashed out at the opposition and accused them of using farmers for their political gains. The government also received support from the executive director of IMF, Surjit Bhalla.