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Farm laws a 'fire' which would lead to losses: BKU Prez Naresh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union national president Naresh Tikait has termed farm laws a "fire" (aag) which would lead to losses and has urged the Centre to repeal them.

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Farmer protest | Kisan rally | farm sector

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

Farmers shout slogans during their ongoing protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Gazipur border
Farmers shout slogans during their ongoing protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Gazipur border

Bharatiya Kisan Union president Naresh Tikait has termed farm laws a "fire" (aag) which would lead to losses and has urged the Centre to repeal them.

A video of Tikait speaking to reporters in Muzaffarnagar was shared on social media on Sunday.

In the video, he said, "Repeal this bill, this is a fire. This is a fire which will lead to many losses. (iss bill ko dabaa do, yeh aag hai, yeh bahut nuksaan ki aag hai). If the laws are repealed then the government does not stand to lose anything. The bills have put on hold for one-and-half years. Accept your fault, and hold talks."

Tikait also said, "In this government, Rajnath (Singh) jee is being humiliated (Rajnath jee ki tauheen ho rahi hai iss sarkaar mein). There is nothing in the control of our MPs, they are feeling afraid, and their sympathy is with the farmers.

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First Published: Mon, February 01 2021. 01:06 IST
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