On your tractors & # 39; Tractor Revolution 2021, January 26 & # 39; Write. You will be honored wherever you go. We have a target of 40 lakh tractors, ”said Rakesh Tikait
Farmer leader Rakesh Shri Tikait on February 6 called on farmers across the country to join the "tractor revolution" as part of the ongoing protests on Delhi's borders against the new agri law introduced by the Center.
During an address to supporters at the Ghazipur protest site, Mr Tikait reached out to the farming community, especially in the Delhi-NCR region, where many people are upset over the National Green Tribunal's ban on diesel vehicles, including tractors. 10 years old.
"Trekkers that run on farms will now run on NGT office fees in Delhi as well. Until recently, they did not ask which vehicles are 10 years old. What is their plan? Phase tractors over 10 years old and help corporates? But tractors older than 10 years will also run and the movement [for repeal of the new farm laws] Mr Tikait, 51, told the crowd amid excitement.
He said more and more farmers across the country would take part in the ongoing farmers ’move to rollback controversial laws. Recently, 20,000 tractors were in Delhi and the next target will take the number to 40 lakh, Mr Tikait said.
He told tractor owners to call their vehicles the & # 39; Tractor Revolution & # 39; (Tractor Revolution).
On your tractors & # 39; Tractor Revolution 2021, January 26 & # 39; Write. You will be honored wherever you go. We have a target of 4 million tractors, ”he said.
The leader of the Indian Farmers' Union (BKU), whose emotional appeal was recently revived after the January 26 violence in Delhi, also called on the villagers to bring a handful of soil from their farmland and withdraw it at the protest sites. The same & # 39; soil & # 39;
“Go and spread this revolutionary clay in your farms and the merchants will never see in your farms [to usurp it], ”Said Mr. Tikait.
Encouraging the supporters to keep up the momentum, he told them to be ready to reach the protest sites as the agitation at Ghazipur, Tikri and Singhu border areas in Delhi could continue till October.
"Be ready in the villages, reach out to the youth like a protest whenever a call comes [from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh] Have done [after the January 26 episode], ”He said.
Mr. Tikait's influence on the farming community in northern India was first seen in Ghazipur, while hundreds of people, including women and children from villages in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, arrived here carrying water and household food. BKU leader's phone.
Mr Tikait demanded water and food from the villages after water supply to the protest site was disrupted by local officials following the January 26 violence.