BKU chief Rakesh Tikait has claimed that the Centre’s “silence” for the previous couple of days signifies that it’s planning some steps in opposition to the farmers’ agitation over newly enacted agriculture authorized tips.
He moreover pressured that it’s the federal authorities that ought to come forward with a proposal for talks to resume with the protesting farmers.
Earlier than leaving for Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar on Sunday night time time, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief knowledgeable reporters in Bijnor’s Afzalgarh, “The federal government’s silence for the previous 15-20 days is indicating that one thing goes to occur. The federal government is planning some steps in opposition to the agitation.”
Nevertheless, Tikait said farmers received’t step once more till a solution is found.
“The farmer can also be prepared. He’ll take care of his crop in addition to the agitation. Let the federal government maintain talks when it has the time,” he said.
Tikait moreover said farmers’ “mahapanchayats” will doubtless be held at a variety of areas throughout the nation till March 24.
When requested regarding the violence all through a tractor parade on the Republic Day in New Delhi, he alleged that the federal authorities created the issue.
On the issue of farmers destroying their standing crop at completely totally different areas, Tikait said the BKU has knowledgeable farmers that the time for such movement has not come however.
“However why is the federal government not interesting to farmers to not take such a step,” he requested.
Tikait said farmers will intensify their agitation if the wheat crop shouldn’t be purchased on the minimal assist worth (MSP) in Uttar Pradesh they usually’ll preserve dharnas outdoor district headquarters all through the state.