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Farmers not leaving protest sites near Delhi: BKU's Rakesh Tikait

IndiaTimes Sunday, 4 April 2021 ()
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 three agri marketing laws, and have demanded its repeal along with a legal guarantee on the minimum support price mechanism.
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News video: Rakesh Tikait accuses Centre for attack on his convoy

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A day after attack on Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait's convoy, he blamed Centre for the incident. "The Centre is responsible, who else can it be? It's their youth wing. They were saying, "Rakesh Tikait, Go Back'. Where should I go? They hurled stones, used lathis. Why are they...

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait blamed the Narendra Modi govt for the attack on his convoy. Stones were allegedly pelted at the farmer leader's car, damaging the rear windshield. “The government is responsible, who else can it be? It's their youth wing. They (attackers) were saying, 'Rakesh Tikait, Go Back’. Where should I go? They hurled stones and used lathis. Why are they fighting us, we are farmers, not a political party,” Tikait said. The alleged attack took place on Friday afternoon in Rajasthan’s Alwar district. Tikait, however, was not in his car when the stones were allegedly pelted.

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