REWA: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Rakesh SinghTikait on Sunday mentioned the Union authorities was being run by businessman who have been cashing in on starvation by snatching away land.
He was addressing a farmers’ rally in Rewa in opposition to the Centre’s three agri advertising legal guidelines.
“A brand new enterprise to money in on starvation has began. People get hungry two occasions a day, 700 occasions a yr. When the meals grains might be of their management, they are going to begin the starvation enterprise,” Tikait mentioned.
He mentioned in locations in Rajasthan and Haryana, land was being purchased by businessmen for paltry sums, and large godowns, with storage capacities of 14 lakh metric tons, had come up, after which the Centre’s new farm legal guidelines got here in.
“This implies this authorities on the Centre will not be run by a celebration, however by businessmen. It’s not solely farmers who’re in bother, the railways are being bought, however the opposition is weak, and younger individuals who ought to have opposed such strikes are sleeping,” Tikait claimed.
He requested individuals to come back out and protest on the district stage to get the brand new legal guidelines repealed, including that farmers should sit on the collectorate and guarantee their wheat is bought at Rs 1,975 per quintal.
Tikait is scheduled to deal with a farmers’ rally in Jabalpur on Monday.