Bharatiya Kisan Union chief Rakesh Tikait on Sunday mentioned they will not let the federal government sit in peace until the farmers’ calls for are met. Addressing a farmers’ “mahapanchayat” at Indri grain market within the district, Mr Tikait mentioned the 40 leaders spearheading the agitation towards the farm legal guidelines will tour your complete nation to attract assist for the protest.
“Until the time the federal government doesn’t resolve in our favour, talks to the committee (spearheading the agitation) and doesn’t comply with the calls for, we can’t let it sit in peace,” Mr Tikait mentioned, demanding the repeal of the legal guidelines.
He reiterated that the farm legal guidelines “will end the general public distribution system.” The legal guidelines won’t solely impression farmers but additionally small merchants, every day labourers and different sections, he mentioned.
Questioning the federal government’s intention behind bringing the legal guidelines, Mr Tikait mentioned, “Godowns have been constructed first and the legal guidelines got here later. Do not farmers know these legal guidelines are in favour of huge corporates? Enterprise on starvation won’t be allowed on this nation.”
Mr Tikait mentioned the “panch” and the “manch” will stay the identical. “No matter selections are taken by the committee are acceptable to all. Farmers of the nation stand behind it,” Mr Tikait mentioned.
Other than Mr Tikait, farmer leaders Balbir Singh Rajewal, Darshan Pal and Haryana BKU chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni have been additionally current.
Mr Rajewal mentioned farmers have been protesting for months but the federal government shouldn’t be listening to their calls for. Mr Pal mentioned over a number of farmers have died through the protest and “their sacrifice won’t go in useless”.