Work is underway for the Noida International Airport in Jewar area of Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar district, some 80 km off Delhi.
Rakesh Tikait reiterated his demand of resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra over the violence.
He claimed there was a power outage during the online court hearing in the case when the prosecution was making its point but the whole point could not be kept before the court.
He claimed that farmers were going through 'troubled times' in Uttar Pradesh as they were getting less value for their produce and forced to pay 'exorbitant' electricity bills.
A day ago, BKU president Naresh Tikait reportedly had appealed to people to support the SP-RLD candidates in the upcoming polls.
The authorities and the managements of toll plazas have increased the rates by about 40 per cent as they suffered losses due closure of plazas for more than a year, says a farmer leader.
BKU's national spokesman Rakesh Tikait said the government has scrapped its contentious agriculture laws and agreed to sort out other problems.
At a mahapanchayat of farmers at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan, Tikait accused the Modi government of running away from a debate over the issue of MSP.
Rakesh Tikait demanded that financial aid be given to the kin of farmers who died in the year-long protest against the Centre's three agri marketing laws.
Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait accused the Narendra Modi-led central government of running away from a debate over the issue.
Charuni said that the BKU will form its own party for polls if their government comes in Punjab and the entire country in 2024 will look up to the Punjab model.
If the government gives legal guarantee for MSP then farmers in Telangana will also benefit, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait noted.
The 'mahapanchayat' has been called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of the agitating farmer unions.
The protest was organised on the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha - a consolidated front of several farmers groups.
Farmer leaders had claimed that the minister's son Ashsish Mishra was in one of the cars which they alleged knocked down some protesters.