Govt's silence indicates it is planning steps against farmers stir: Tikait

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on March 1, 2021
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait has claimed that the Centre's "silence" for the past few days indicates that it is planning some steps against the farmers' agitation over newly enacted agriculture laws. He also stressed that it is the government that will have to come forward with a proposal for talks to resume with the protesting...

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Published on February 26, 2021 -  03:00
‘A govt can never dare to make laws that will harm farmers’: Tomar
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on February 25 said the Centre can never dare to make laws that will harm farmers. “In a democracy, a government can never dare to make laws that will harm farmers," said Narendra Singh Tomar at Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela 2021 in Delhi. Earlier on Feb 25, Tomar reiterated that the central government is ready to talk to protesting farmers at any time. This comes as farmer leader Rakesh Tikait announced plans of marching to the Parliament with 40 lakh tractors. Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders against the new farm laws demanding that they be repealed. Discussion between farmer unions and the Centre were inconclusive. Watch the full video for more.

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Rakesh Tikait

Farmer leader and spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union
Addressing a farmer 'mahapanchayat' at Haripur Tohana village near Paonta Sahib in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district, the BKU leader said an arrangement should..
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Farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana, western Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, have been protesting at the Delhi border for over 4 months now against the Centre's..
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