Farmers' Protest May Continue Till December: Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait

Farmers’ Protest May Continue Till December: Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait

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Allahabad: The Bhartiya Kisan Union-led farmer agitation against the three central farm laws may continue till December this year, the outfit national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said on Sunday.
Mr Tikait made the statement while lecture reports after his recent visit to the poll-bund West Bengal .

“This agitation possibly will stretch up to November or December this year,” he said.

“I have advised Bengal farmers to ask grain seekers to repair an MSP of ₹ 1850 per quintal for paddy before giving them one grain of rice,” Mr Tikait.

He said after West Bengal , he was getting to visit other parts of the country to press for the enactment of a law guaranteeing an MSP for various crops.

“In Bihar, the paddy is currently being bought by traders at an abysmally low rate of ₹ 750 to ₹ 800 per quintal. i would like a law guaranteeing the minimum support price for various crops,” said Mr Tikait.

He said he wasn’t getting to sit in Delhi alone but was getting to visit everywhere the country, including Madhya Pradesh on March 14 and 15, Ganga Nagar in Rajasthan on St Patrick’s Day , Ghazipur’s UP Gate border in Delhi on March 18, Odisha on Saint Joseph and Karnataka on March 21 and 22.

During his visit, Mr Tikait also garlanded a statue of his late father and farmer leader Mahendra Singh Tikait at Tikait Park within the city.

The BKU spokesperson claimed the three central laws will cause the closure of all small-time neighbourhood shops, leaving only big commercial malls to survive.

“These farm laws will ruin traders and cause the closure of small business utilities and therefore the collapse of small industries. These laws will usher in big multinational firms like Wallmart,” claimed Mr Tikait.

Farmers’ Protest May Continue Till December: Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait
Rakesh Tikait his recent visit to the poll-bund West Bengal .

Allahabad: The Bhartiya Kisan Union-led farmer agitation against the three central farm laws may continue till December this year, the outfit national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said on Sunday.
Mr Tikait made the statement while lecture reports after his recent visit to the poll-bund West Bengal .

“This agitation possibly will stretch up to November or December this year,” he said.

“I have advised Bengal farmers to ask grain seekers to repair an MSP of ₹ 1850 per quintal for paddy before giving them one grain of rice,” Mr Tikait.

He said after West Bengal , he was getting to visit other parts of the country to press for the enactment of a law guaranteeing an MSP for various crops.

“In Bihar, the paddy is currently being bought by traders at an abysmally low rate of ₹ 750 to ₹ 800 per quintal. i would like a law guaranteeing the minimum support price for various crops,” said Mr Tikait.

He said he wasn’t getting to sit in Delhi alone but was getting to visit everywhere the country, including Madhya Pradesh on March 14 and 15, Ganga Nagar in Rajasthan on St Patrick’s Day , Ghazipur’s UP Gate border in Delhi on March 18, Odisha on Saint Joseph and Karnataka on March 21 and 22.

During his visit, Mr Tikait also garlanded a statue of his late father and farmer leader Mahendra Singh Tikait at Tikait Park within the city.

The BKU spokesperson claimed the three central laws will cause the closure of all small-time neighbourhood shops, leaving only big commercial malls to survive.

“These farm laws will ruin traders and cause the closure of small business utilities and therefore the collapse of small industries. These laws will usher in big multinational firms like Wallmart,” claimed Mr Tikait.

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“Had this government belonged to a party , it might have talked to farmers and resolved the matter,” Mr Tikait said.

“But this government is being travel by business houses. it’s bent upon selling the whole country,” he alleged.

Source:ndtv.com

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