Forty farm unions will hold a meeting today at 2 PM to chalk out their future course of action and take a decision on holding talks with the centre as the deadlock continues over the new agricultural laws. The agitation near Delhi borders, which began late November, has entered its 31st day. The fresh discussions between the farmers' representatives come a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi - in his strongest attack on the opposition since the beginning of the protests - stressed that farmers' lands won't be taken away, adding that "some people are spreading lies". The Prime Minister also released a financial aid of ₹ 18,000 crore under the PM-Kisan cash transfer scheme. Five rounds of talks between the protesters and the government have failed in the last few months.