Rakesh Tikait to meet Mamata Banerjee today as farmer leaders plan to intensify stir against farm laws

Rakesh Tikait to meet Mamata Banerjee today as farmer leaders plan to intensify stir against farm laws

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait is predicted to satisfy West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Wednesday. Tikait will discuss the strategy to further intensify the continued farmers’ protest against the new central farm laws. The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader also will congratulate Banerjee for her party Trinamool Congress’ (TMC) win in West […]

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Farmers protesting in Haryana will return to Delhi to protest Centre's farm laws: Rakesh Tikait

Farmers protesting in Haryana will return to Delhi to protest Centre’s farm laws: Rakesh Tikait

Farmers, who are agitating in Tohana over the arrest of two farmers, will now head back to the capital to continue their protest against the Centre’s farm laws, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said. Tikait said that the demand of farmers to withdraw cases against the arrested farmers had been accepted after a gathering […]

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Farmers' protest: Won't leave Delhi borders at any cost, says Rakesh Tikait

Farmers’ protest: Won’t leave Delhi borders at any cost, says Rakesh Tikait

The government is conspiring to shift the farmers’ agitation from Delhi borders to Haryana’s Jind, alleged Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday. He added that the farmers will now allow this “ploy” to succeed and continue their protests at the first site.“The Central government wants the agitation should shift from Delhi borders to Haryana’s Jind. […]

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Centre Wants To Shift Farmers' Protests To Jind In Haryana: Rakesh Tikait

Centre Wants To Shift Farmers’ Protests To Jind In Haryana: Rakesh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday alleged that the govt wants to shift the farmers’ agitation centre point from near Delhi borders to Haryana’s Jind, a “ploy” which can not be allowed to succeed.He said farmers won’t leave their protest sites on Delhi’s borders “at any cost”. “The Central government wants that agitation […]

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Protest amid pandemic: Steadfast farmers work on immunity, seek Covid vaccination

Protest amid pandemic: Steadfast farmers work on immunity, seek Covid vaccination

They have also added multi-vitamin and zinc tablets as supplements hoping to enhance their immunity against the virus, but are resolved to not yield ground until their demands — a repeal of the three contentious farm laws and a replacement one guaranteeing MSP on crops — are met. But, they say, they’re hospitable COVID-19 vaccine […]

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farmers protest over lack of Covid resources

Farmers protest over lack of Covid resources

Ghaziabad: a gaggle of farmers from Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) staged a protest against MP Mahesh Sharma at Kailash Hospital in Sector 27 in Noida. They alleged there’s no availability of medical resources within the district.Around 10.30 am, the farmers gathered outside the hospital and demanded to satisfy the MP. Police asked them to return to their houses because the hospital is one among the Covid-19 facilities. […]

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Rakesh Tikait Says 'Will End Farmers' Protest If it might Guarantee Ending COVID'

Rakesh Tikait Says ‘Will End Farmers’ Protest If it might Guarantee Ending COVID’

As India’s COVID wave surges, BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that if he gets a ‘guarantee’ that the pandemic will end if farmers’ protest is named off, he will do so. Tikait said that farmers were helping the state by allowing oxygen tankers to maneuver towards Delhi by clearing one side of the highway. Stating […]

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Farmers’ protest may continue for five years: Rakesh Tikait

Farmers’ protest may continue for five years: Rakesh Tikait

Stating that the continued farmers’ agitation may continue for subsequent five years, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait has urged farmers to form “the agitation a neighborhood of their routine life”. Talking to the journalists in Hisar Friday, Tikait said, “Is this an enormous agitation? Till now, it’s on for the past five months only. If they […]

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Not Going Back, Don’t Treat Farmer’s Stir Like Shaheen Bagh Protest: Rakesh Tikait

Not Going Back, Don’t Treat Farmer’s Stir Like Shaheen Bagh Protest: Rakesh Tikait

The government shouldn’t treat the continued farmers’ agitation like last year’s protest in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said. He also asserted that the protesters will only head home after the new farm laws are repealed. “Farmers won’t return home till these laws are repealed. They talk about coronavirus but we’ve told the […]

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Farmers protest: Rakesh Tikait holds Mahapanchayat in Odisha, says no compromise on MSP

Farmers protest: Rakesh Tikait holds Mahapanchayat in Odisha, says no compromise on MSP

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait in Bhubaneswar Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, in his maiden visit to Odisha, reiterated his demand for withdrawal of farm laws and said there’ll be no compromise on minimum support price (MSP). Rakesh Tikait on Friday held a Mahapanchayat in Chandikhol, 50 kms from Odisha’s Bhubaneswar and urged people to support the […]

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