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Farmers to observe ‘Betrayal Day’ on Jan 31, says BKU's Rakesh Tikait

“Tomorrow, January 31, a nation-wide ‘Betrayal Day’ will be observed by the farmers against the government’s breach of promise to the farmers,” Rakesh Tikait said. 

Rakesh Tikait said that “Betrayal Day” will be observed on January 31.(HT File Photo)
Rakesh Tikait said that “Betrayal Day” will be observed on January 31.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2022 07:11 PM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Rakesh Tikait interview: ‘Farmers are above caste, we’re united on issues’

Ahead of UP elections, BKU national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait, who belongs to the Jat community, told HT that his farmer union is seeking solutions to their agricultural woes, and has maintained a distance from electoral politics.

BKU national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait, who belongs to the Jat community, says that his farmer union is seeking solutions to their agricultural woes, and has maintained a distance from electoral politics, ahead of the upcoming UP elections. (ANI)
BKU national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait, who belongs to the Jat community, says that his farmer union is seeking solutions to their agricultural woes, and has maintained a distance from electoral politics, ahead of the upcoming UP elections. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 29, 2022 07:33 AM IST

'Don't want PM to apologise and tarnish his image abroad': Rakesh Tikait

However, the minister later clarified that the Centre has no plan to reintroduce farm laws adding that his statement during a programme was misquoted.

Leader of Samyukt Kisan Morcha Rakesh Tikait.
Leader of Samyukt Kisan Morcha Rakesh Tikait.
Published on Dec 27, 2021 12:14 PM IST
ANI | , New Delhi

Maha panchayat will be held from time to time, says Rakesh Tikait 

The majority of farmers left the Delhi borders and returned to their homes on Saturday. A large group of farmers will vacate the Ghazipur Border at 8am on Sunday, Tikait said.

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait has asserted they won't stop holding maha panchayats. (HT file photo)
Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait has asserted they won't stop holding maha panchayats. (HT file photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2021 08:28 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Solution to farmers' protest only through dialogue, says Rakesh Tikait

As protesting farmers observed 10-hour long Bharat Bandh today to protest against the Centre's three agri laws, BKU national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that solution to the ongoing protest can only be reached through dialogue. 

Farmers Leader Rakesh Tikait along with farmers shout slogans during a demonstration at the protest venue in Gazipur Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in New Delhi, on Monday, September 27, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
Farmers Leader Rakesh Tikait along with farmers shout slogans during a demonstration at the protest venue in Gazipur Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in New Delhi, on Monday, September 27, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
Published on Sep 27, 2021 07:04 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Shubhangi Gupta
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