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Farmers to vacate Ghazipur border fully by Dec 15: Rakesh Tikait

A large portion of the Ghazipur border would be vacated on Sunday, though it will be fully vacated by December 15, tikait said. 

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: December 11, 2021 21:25 IST
Rakesh Tikait, Bharatiya Kisan Union, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait, Tikait, farmers, Ghazipur border, Fa
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BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait and farmers raise slogans during their protest against three farm reform laws, at Ghazipur border.

Highlights

  • Rakesh Tikait said farmers will fully vacate their protest site on the Ghazipur border by Dec 15
  • He said the govt has scrapped its contentious agriculture laws and agreed to sort out other issues
  • Tikait said he will be returning home after seeing off all farmers

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday said farmers will fully vacate their protest site on the Ghazipur border in Delhi by December 15 as their first group left for Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Meanwhile, farmers in Ghaziabad celebrated the repeal of the farm laws by distributing sweets.

BKU’s national spokesman Rakesh Tikait said the government has scrapped its contentious agriculture laws and agreed to sort out other problems.

A large portion of the Ghazipur border would be vacated on Sunday, though it will be fully vacated by December 15, he said. Tikait said he will be returning home after seeing off all farmers. 

(with PTI inputs)

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