Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait held a 'mahapanchayat' in Haryana’s Kandela village on Wednesday.
Farmers gathered in large numbers at Gazipur, on the Delhi-Meerut highway, that has recently become the new centre of the protest.
Farmers' Protest: The farmers gathered in huge numbers a day after the BKU leader Rakesh Tikait broke down at Ghazipur.
The congregation was held at Jind’s Kandela village with several khap leaders in attendance.
The Tikaits were from a non-descriptive village Sisauli in the then Muzaffarnagar district – the Jat hinterland in Western Uttar Pradesh.
The Tikait brothers, sons of legendary farm leader Mahendra Singh Tikait, are leading the BKU, the members of which are camping at the UP Gate (Ghazipur border) for two months now
No major road is now open for movement of vehicles and people, which is proving to be a growing problem for many passing the stretch.
While farmers have resolved to continue their protest, Uttar Pradesh police asked the protesting farmers to vacate the Ghazipur border by 3 pm.
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When asked to comment about the case lodged against him, Tikait said FIR against any farmer leader is FIR against farmers of the country.
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