India, Feb 6: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said on Saturday that the farmers will protest at the Ghazipur border (Delhi-Uttar Pradesh) till October 2.
Rakesh Tikait, who had announced that there was no plan to hold ‘chakka jam‘ in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, said they had information about some miscreants trying to turn the ‘chakka jam‘ protests into a violent one.
“As a result, there will be no ‘chakka jam’ in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand,” Rakesh said, adding, “We will start ploughing this area and join all farmers through our farming.”
Rakesh Tikait said on Friday that there will no road blockade in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Saturday, but added that farmers in these two states can be called to the national capital any time and that they have been kept on standby.
Talking to reporters at the Ghazipur protest site, Tikait said that farmers in small groups will submit a memorandum to the district headquarters in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.