Farmer chief Rakesh Tikait and his supporters on Wednesday left for his or her houses from Ghazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border that had develop into their residence for 383 days.
That has come after an iconic struggle with the Centre that resulted within the withdrawal of contentious farm legal guidelines.
The ‘ghar wapsi’ was marked with celebratory environment at Ghazipur border, the place protestors, mainly members and supporters of the Tikait family-led Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), danced to patriotic and regional tunes hailing the farming group.
A ‘havan’ was additionally carried out within the morning on the UP Gate, beneath the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, for the well-being of the farmers, whilst all non permanent settlements that had come up on the location over the previous yr have been being uninstalled and loaded onto tractor-trollies.
Tikait, the nationwide spokesperson of BKU, shared on social media photos and movies of the reception his convoy received as they left Ghazipur to succeed in Sisauli village in western UP’s Muzaffarnagar district.
“13 months of battle on the streets and returning dwelling right this moment. Heartfelt because of the residents of the nation,” tweeted Tikait, a outstanding face of the farmers’ struggle for repeal of the three contentious farm legal guidelines that had triggered the protests on Delhi’s borders final yr.
13 महीने सड़क पर संघर्षआज घर वापसीदेश के नागरिकों का हार्दिक आभार#FarmersProtest_FatehMarch @ANI @PTI_News… https://t.co/PtzBVtjzVv
— Rakesh Tikait (@RakeshTikaitBKU) 1639547140000
At any time when prodded about ending the protest over the previous one yr, Tikait, the youthful brother of BKU president Naresh Tikait, usually responded, “Invoice wapsi se ghar wapsi hogi”.
After continued protests at Delhi’s border factors of Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had final month introduced that the three legal guidelines could be repealed.
BKU spokesperson Dharmendra Malik mentioned Tikait could be visiting Soram, the headquarters of the sarv-khap, in Muzaffarnagar earlier than returning dwelling in Sisauli.
Whereas the farmers getting back from protests received a hero’s welcome on their manner, Sisauli, the native village of the Tikait household and BKU’s headquarters, additionally received decked up in a single day for his or her reception.
“Sweets in giant portions have been ready and the village embellished with flowers. The ‘kisan bhawan’ in Sisauli appears a minimum of a marriage bride,” Malik mentioned.
The BKU, an influential farmers’ union, is part of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) which spearheaded the protests in opposition to the Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, Farmers’ (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement on Worth Assurance and Farm Providers Act, 2020 and the Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020.
With inputs from PTI