Farmers protesting the three contentious farm laws will start holding a stir at Jantar Mantar from Thursday
Punjab and Uttar Pradesh which are going to polls in 2022 have significant representation among protesting farmers sitting at Delhi’s borders since November 26 last year.
BKU media in-charge Dharmendra Malik also said that Tikait was not arrested, even as cops warned of action against fake news.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Haryana chief Gurnam Singh Charuni's "Mission Punjab" pitch has drawn flak with the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) seeking to keep its stir apolitical.
The farmer leader levelled the charge during a press conference at Ghazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border where he has been leading the protest with hundreds of supporters since November 2020.
A large number of farmer groups have been raising the issues on various platforms and staging protests in several states for more than 200 days.
The prolonged farmers’ agitation, ongoing since November last, may turn into yet another headache for Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
The government and unions have held 11 rounds of talks, the last being on January 22, to break the deadlock and end the farmers' protest.
'A strong opposition is needed for (building) a strong nation. Those in government today had also played the role of opposition in the past,' Rakesh Tikait said
Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait led a delegation of protesting farmers to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata
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‘They want that the agitation centre point be shifted from Delhi borders to Haryana. But we will not leave Delhi borders at any cost,’ Rakesh Tikait said.
However, maintaining his stance, Rakesh Tikait emphasised that the talks can only take place if the Centre agrees to discuss repealing the thee new farm laws.
Rakesh Tikait and some other BKU leaders addressed the 'kisan mazdoor maha panchayat' in Dhurali village near Ambala Cantt on Saturday.
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So far, 11 rounds of talks have taken place between the Centre and the protesting farm unions. The last meeting occurred on January 22.
Rakesh Tikait added the protesting farmers will follow all Covid-19 protocols and if need be, continue their agitation till 2023.
As he talked to the reporters in Ahemdabad, Rakesh Tikait claimed that farmers in the state were unhappy and suffering
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BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait made the announcement while addressing a kisan mahapanchayat in Jaipur’s Vidhyadhar Nagar on Tuesday.
'I see the struggle continue till November-December. I’ve no intention to return home till the goal is achieved,' Rakesh Tikait said.
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