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Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday said that ‘rail roko andolan is the protest against the govt farm laws. This will be peaceful protest. He also said that he is not going to the political field as he considered it’s a big diseases.
Rail roko protest will begin at 12 pm and go on till 3-4 pm. Trains are not plying anyway. It’ll be done peacefully. We’ll provide water, milk, lassi and fruits to people who are stranded. We will inform them about our issues, Today we have two rallies in Hisar and I am going there. I am going to a rally in Mumbai tomorrow. We will hold rallies all over the country. Farmers are suffering everywhere. The only way to get rid of the problems is to give legal backing to MSP,” he said.
He also mentioned that the violence that happened at Red fort on republic day, it has no connection with Bharatiya Kisan Union.
Speaking about his upcoming visit to West Bengal and the extension of the agitation to West Bengal, he said: “We will talk to farmers there. Their crops are not being sold at MSP. We have got nothing to do with elections.”
In view of the ‘Rail Roko Andolan’ Railways has deployed 20 additional companies of the Railway Protection Special Force across the country with a focus on Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
By- BRATADEEP CHOUDHURY