Kolkata: Warning of a January 26-like tractor parade within the nationwide capital as soon as once more, farmer chief Rakesh Tikait on Saturday mentioned that the subsequent goal will probably be to promote crops to the Parliament. Whereas talking at a mahapanchayat (public assembly) in West Bengal’s Nandigram, Tikait the day the Samyukta Kisan Morcha decides, a brand new mandi will probably be opened on the Parliament.
“The day Samyukta Morcha decides, a brand new mandi will probably be opened at Parliament. Tractors will once more enter Delhi. We’ve got 3.5 lakh tractors and 25 lakhs farmers. The following goal will probably be to promote crops on the Parliament,” Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Rakesh Tikait mentioned whereas talking to reporters.
Urging folks of Bengal to save lots of the state from Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP), Tikait additionally requested them to not vote for the saffron get together because the “Central authorities has robbed the nation.”
Earlier within the day, Tikait held a mahapanchayat in Kolkata and urged folks to vote towards the BJP within the forthcoming West Bengal Meeting Elections. Tikait is spearheading months-long farmers protest towards the three contentious agri-laws handed by the Centre final 12 months.
“We’re going to Nandigram to inform people who crops should not being bought at MSP. We are going to attraction to them to not vote for BJP as they’ve robbed the whole nation,” Tikait was quoted as saying by information company ANI after the assembly in Kolkata.
Alleging that the BJP-led authorities on the Centre is intent on breaking the spine of the farmers and their motion, Tikait mentioned it’s “anti-people”.
Clarifying that the Krishak Mahapanchayat in Bengal just isn’t meant to pledge assist to any specific non-BJP get together within the state, the BKU chief mentioned “I’m not right here to hunt votes for a specific get together. We’re right here to difficulty an emphatic attraction to begin the battle towards BJP on behalf of the farmers in Bengal.”
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella physique of over 40 farmers’ unions, had on Friday urged ploughmen and different folks of West Bengal to not vote for BJP arguing that electoral defeat will pressure the BJP-led authorities on the Centre to repeal the three farm legal guidelines.