India, Jan. 22 -- A leader of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) said on Friday the Centre's proposal to suspend the three contentious agricultural laws for up to 18 months was like "hiding poison inside sweets" and an attempt to end the agitation that has been going since November last year. KMSC's SS Pandher reiterated that the unions will once again discuss their demands for a legal assurance on the Minimum Support Price (MSP) and a repeal of the laws in the talks with the Centre on Friday.

"The government's strategy was to throw a net at us, to hide poison inside sweets. They want to end the protests somehow. In our meeting it was unanimously decided that we reject their proposal," news agency ANI quoted Pandher as saying. ...