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The government’s silence indicates that it is planning measures against the agitation of farmers: Tikait | India News

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BIJNOR: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait has claimed that the Center’s “silence” over the past few days indicates that it is planning some measures against the agitation of farmers over the recently enacted farm laws.
He also stressed that it is the government he will have to submit a proposal to resume talks with protesting farmers.
Before leaving for Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand on Sunday evening, the leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) told reporters in Bijnor’s Afzalgarh: “The government’s silence for the last 15 to 20 days indicates that something is going to happen. The government is planning some steps against the agitation. ”
However, Tikait said farmers will not back down until a solution is found.
“The farmer is also ready. He will take care of his harvest and the turmoil. Let the government hold talks when he has time,” he said.
Tikait also said that farmers’ “mahapanchayats” will take place in various places around the country until March 24.
When asked about the violence during a tractor parade on Republic Day in New Delhi, he alleged that the government created the problem.
On the issue of farmers destroying their standing crop in different places, Tikait said that the BKU has told farmers that the time for such action has not yet come.
“But why doesn’t the government ask farmers not to take that step?” He asked.
Tikait said that farmers will intensify their agitation if the wheat crop does not sell at the minimum support price (MSP) in Uttar Pradesh and hold dharnas outside the district headquarters across the state.

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