As the impasse over the three contentious farm laws continues, farmer leaders on Friday reached out to an international audience, mainly from the Indian-origin community, in order to build pressure on the government to accept their two demands More such events will be planned to reach out to maximum audience abroad to dispel misinformation spread after the violence on January 26 tractor rally, the farm leaders said. The Supreme Court last month stayed the implementation of the three farm laws and appointed a committee of experts to submit a report within two months after talking to all the stakeholders. Still, the agitating farmers have decided to continue with the stir demanding repeal of the laws. They also rejected the Centre Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said that the government was ready to resume talks with protesting farmers if they agree to its offer to put the three contentious farm laws on hold for one-and-a-half year and work out the difference during that time through a joint committee. Even after the farmers Even today, whenever their response comes, the government is always ready to hold talks). However, farmer leaders made it clear that their protest is non-political and they have been organising Currently, the focus is on Rajasthan while plan has been chalked out to hold such meetings in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana and Karnataka in next phase. Meanwhile, sensing the support the farmer protest has evoked in rural areas in western Uttar Pradesh, where the Tikait brothers (sons of legendary farmer leader Mahendra Singh Tikait) wield considerable influence over the farming community, BJP has asked its party leaders to reach out to community leaders and enlist their support in favour of the farm laws. However, there has been resistance and clashes at some villages as some of the supporters of BJP have been objecting to any sloganeering against their leaders. Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait has threatened to march to the Parliament with 40 lakh tractors if laws are not repealed, although he later clarified that any such call will be taken by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha and he will abide by its decision.