Rakesh Tikait

'Farmers ready to talk if government invites, no change in demands': Rakesh Tikait

He said for the talks to resume, the government should invite the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body representing the protestors who are camping at the three border points of Delhi.

published on : 12th April 2021

Won't let Haryana CM enter Badauli village on April 14 to unveil Ambedkar statue: Rakesh Tikait

Manohar Lal Khattar is scheduled to visit Badauli village in Panipat to unveil a statue of Ambedkar on the occasion of the Dalit icon's birth anniversary on April 14.

published on : 11th April 2021

'Modi government shouldn't treat farmers' stir like Shaheen Bagh protest': Tikait

The Bharatiya Kishan Union leader also said the protesting farmers will follow all COVID-19 protocols and if need be, continue their agitation till 2023.

published on : 8th April 2021

Foundation laid for 'memorial' to farmers who died during course of protest against agri laws

Soil collected from the martyrs of the freedom movement has also been brought to the protest site, where the foundation for the memorial was laid.

published on : 7th April 2021

After Delhi, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait threatens tractor agitation in Gujarat

Talking to reporters outside the Sabarmati Ashram here, Tikait claimed farmers in Gujarat were unhappy and suffering.

published on : 5th April 2021

'Farmers haven't left protest sites': Rakesh Tikait's reminder to Modi government

Farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana, western Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, have been protesting at the Delhi border for over four months now against the Centre's three agri marketing laws.

published on : 5th April 2021

Arrested ABVP leader's confession: Attacked Rakesh Tikait's convoy in Alwar to get publicity

Sixteen people have so far been arrested on charges of attacking Rakesh Tikait’s convoy in Tatarpur village of Alwar district. 

published on : 4th April 2021

Attack on my convoy pre-planned by BJP workers: BKU supremo Rakesh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said this itself provides conclusive evidence of the government's intentions.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Farmers protest at Noida border against ‘attack’ on Rakesh Tikait

Due to the sudden closure of the route, several vehicles piled up on the busy road stretch at the Uttar Pradesh-Delhi border around 8 pm.

published on : 3rd April 2021

BKU supremo Rakesh Tikait's convoy attacked in Alwar, farmer leader blames BJP for attack

Police have detained a student leader, who the Bhartiya Kisan Union claimed, belonged to ABVP, the student wing of the BJP, and accused the party of being behind the attack.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Gujarat: Eight farm group leaders held for COVID-19 norm violations

Among those held by Chandkheda police was Bharatiya Kisan Union general secretary Yudhvir Singh, an official said.

published on : 27th March 2021

Farmers prepared for a long haul, will relent only when demands met: Rakesh Tikait

Tikait reiterated that the Centre must withdraw the farm laws and provide a legal guarantee on MSP.

published on : 25th March 2021

Karnataka: Cases filed against farm leader Rakesh Tikait over Shivamogga speech

Tikait had said farmers in Karnataka should organise a protest in the state similar to that of Delhi and gherao Bengaluru from all sides.

published on : 25th March 2021

Rakesh Tikait booked for ‘Bengaluru siege’ remark

 The local police have registered a case against Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait for asking farmers to lay siege to Bengaluru, during a Mahapanchayat at Shivamogga on March 20.

published on : 25th March 2021

Kisan Morcha appeals to citizens to make Bharat Bandh successful; Tikait warns Centre

Anyone helping farmers in their agitation is facing harassment from government agencies, the Bharatiya Kishan Union leader alleged.

published on : 25th March 2021
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