Rakesh Tikait Warns Of Farmers' March To Parliament: 40 Lakh Tractors
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait said on Tuesday that if the Centre does not repeal the three new agriculture laws, the protesting farmers will gherao parliament.
He appealed to farmers to be ready as the call for ''Delhi march'' can be given at any time.
Mr Tikait was addressing the Kisan Mahapanchayat of United Kisan Morcha in Sikar, Rajasthan Tuesday.
"This time the call will be for parliament gherao. We will announce it and then march towards Delhi. This time 40 lakh tractors will be there instead of four lakh tractors," he said.
Mr Tikait said the protesting farmers would plough the parks near India Gate and grow crops there. Leaders of the United Front will decide the date to gherao the parliament, he added.
He also said there was a conspiracy to malign the country's farmers on January 26, when violence had broken out in the national capital during their tractor parade.
"The farmers of the country love the tricolor, but not the leaders of this country," he said.