Farm Law: Rakesh Tikait said that our peasant comrades were ‘martyred’ during the peasant movement. This is the responsibility of the government. When history is written, it will also be written that it happened during the reign of the ‘king’.
Farmers protest: National spokesperson of Indian Farmers Union (BQU) Rakesh Tikait He said that the central government should speak on the issue of farmers. He said that during the Kisan movement (Kisan Andolan) our peasant colleagues were ‘martyred’. This is the responsibility of the government. When history is written, it will also be written that it happened during the reign of the ‘king’. During the conversation with NDTV, when you asked why you are not talking to the government for the Kisan Panchayat, Rakesh Tikait said – Where is the government? We haven’t had it in seven years. He said, ‘You talk to our government, we are ready. ‘
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The government also disagreed with the demands made by the government in the interest of the farmers. He said the crop was being sold at half the rate. 12 thousand crore of sugarcane is still in arrears. He said that we are not ending the movement, we are sitting on the streets with agricultural laws. It is the responsibility of the government to end the movement. Deep Sidhu, accused in the Lal Durg violence case, said that he had met him, to which Rakesh Tikait said – I have never met him. I don’t care if I ever come here, but I’ve never sat down and talked to him. It is pertinent to note that Deep Sidhu, who was accused of violence at the Red Fort during a farmers’ rally on Republic Day, is currently under the control of the Delhi Police.
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Notably, Rakesh Tikait is now quite active on social media. Dharmendra Malik Rakesh Tikait in a tent set up on the Gazipur border road saw the social media. In recent times, his followers on Twitter have grown from four thousand to one and a half million and his Facebook pages have reached 30 million people.