United Kisan Morcha Gathers to Chart Future Course for Farmers’ Movement

ByTV10 Punjab

Feb 22, 2024
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In a pivotal development, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait announced that the United Kisan Morcha (SKM) is set to convene on Thursday for crucial discussions on the future trajectory of the nationwide farmers’ movement. The meeting aims to address pressing issues impacting farmers, with a focus on submitting a comprehensive demand letter to both state and central governments.

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Rakesh Tikait emphasized the paramount concerns of farmers, including the demand for a minimum support price guarantee, opposition to the electricity amendment bill, and advocacy for the implementation of the Swaminathan committee report. Tikait underscored the potential challenges faced by farmers across the country if there isn’t a steadfast assurance on the minimum support price.

As the United Kisan Morcha converges, anticipation rises regarding the decisions that will shape the course of the farmers’ movement. With a united front, the leaders aim to articulate the collective voice of farmers and address the critical issues affecting their livelihoods. The outcome of this meeting holds significance for the agricultural landscape, as it seeks to navigate the path forward for the farmers’ movement in India.