Tikait-led BKU declares Kisan Kranti Yatra to Delhi

Tikait-led BKU declares Kisan Kranti Yatra to Delhi

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New Delhi, Sep5: Rakesh Tikait-led Bhartiya Kisan Union on Wednesday announced a 10-day long 'Kisan Kranti Yatra’ from Hardwar to New Delhi, to press for farmers' demands among other things, for farm loan waiver, higher minimum support price for farm produce, GST-free agriculture and no free trade agreements on agriculture that hits domestic farmers.

Following a meeting of the Indian Coordination Committee of Farmers Movement here, Tikait said the ryots all over the country want a special joint session of Parliament, to discuss their problems and find solutions.

BKU National Secretary Yudhvir Singh said the Kisan Kranti Yatra will begin from Tikait Ghat at Hardwar on September 23 and culminate at Kisan Ghat at Rajghat here on October 2. ''Hundreds of thousands of farmers will come to Delhi in their tractors and vehicles.

We also oppose the ban on use of diesel vehicles older than 10 years in Delhi. (UNI)