Led by Bhartiya Kisan Union (Tikait) leaders, hundreds of farmers took out tiranga tractor yatras in districts of the Meerut area on Friday within the run-up to Independence Day celebrations.
Because the BKU’s tiranga tractor yatras culminated in panchayats on the workplaces of the respective district magistrates, the contributors raised issues pertaining to farmers and villagers. The BKU leaders and farmers handed over memorandums to officers to resolve their issues.
Addressing one such gathering right here, BKU chief Rakesh Tikait’s son Charan Singh Tikait raised issues of free electrical energy for irrigation, stray animals and demanded their rapid decision. Ranging from Muzaffarnagar, the yatra reached Urja Bhavan in Meerut after passing by means of the villages of Sardhana and Mawana tehsils right here.
“We will have a good time 76 years of independence a number of days later and the farmers determined to have a good time the event by means of the yatra and lift their issues,” stated BKU youth wing president Gaurav Tikait, who led the yatra in Bulandshahr. Gaurav Tikait is the son of BKU chief Naresh Tikait. The federal government was paying no heed to a number of issues confronted by farmers, Gaurav Tikait stated. “Opposite to the announcement of free electrical energy for irrigation, the state authorities is putting in meters on tubewells. Stray animals are ruining crops,” he stated. Elevating the difficulty of harm brought on by floods, he accused insurance coverage firms of depriving farmers and flood victims of applicable compensation.
Stating that flood brought on widespread harm in Muzaffarnagar, he stated, “One could also be stunned to know that officers have mounted a compensation of solely ₹8.64 lakh for such widespread harm.” .Gaurav Tikait stated extra such campaigns could be launched to attract the federal government’s consideration to farmers’ issues. Comparable yatras have been taken out in Baghpat, Bijnor, Saharanpur, Hapur, Amroha, Sambhal, Shamli and different districts of the area. Lots of of farmers took out a yatra from Garhi village to the collectorate in Bijnor and demanded an finish to leopard assaults on farmers within the district. Farmer leaders additionally opposed categorising tractors as business automobiles and demanded that they need to be exempted from the ban on over 10-year-old diesel automobiles.