Rakesh Tikait announces plans to ‘strengthen movement’ as farmers protest completes seven months

Elsewhere in Punjab and Haryana, too, farmers took out protest marches on Saturday

Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait, who has been leading the farmer’s protest at Ghazipur border, told reporters that farmers’ union has decided to hold two more rallies, and planned a tractor rally for July 9, which is scheduled to reach Singhu border on July 10. Farmers from Shamli and Bhagpat in Uttar Pradesh will be a part of the rally.

“In today’s meeting, we have decided to strengthen our movement. We have decided to hold two more rallies; a tractor rally will be held on July 9 in which people from Shamli and Bhagpat will be present; it will reach Singhu border on July 10,” ANI said quoting Tikait.

Farmers have been protesting all over the country against the newly implemented farm laws, which completed seven months on Saturday. In the national capital, Ghazipur, Singhu, and Tikri-the three borders, farmers have been camping since last year.

Hindustan Times

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