Tikait to address farmers rally in UP's Ballia tomorrow

In a bid to give a boost to the agitation against the Centres new farm laws, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait will Wednesday address a farmers rally at Sikandepur here, just five kilometres away from the states border with Bihar.

The incharge of the Bharatiya Kisan Sabha for the Purvanchal region, Ajit Rai, said the panchayat is being held in Sikanderpur to strengthen the movement against the new agricultural laws in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

The distance between Sikandarpur and Bihar is about five kilometers, he said. Rai said the Wednesdays kisan mahapanchayat is being supported by the Congress, Left as well as various farmers organisations.

Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police Dr Vipin Tada said necessary security arrangements have been made in view of the event.


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