On varied tractors and camps, photographs of legendary leaders akin to Chaudhary Charan Singh and Mahendra Singh Tikait, and slogans like ‘I Love Kheti’ and like ‘Garv se Kaho Kisan ke Putra ho’, search to pump up vitality among the many farmers, whose enthusiasm had ebbed away a bit within the wake of Republic Day incident and fears of a crackdown by safety forces on the night time of January 28.
Nevertheless, the emotional outburst of Rakesh Tikait once more galvanised folks and lots of from elements of western Uttar Pradesh continued to stream in on Saturday too.
Pankaj Pradhan, 52, head of Charaura village in Bulandshahr, who arrived within the afternoon together with seven different folks to Ghazipur border protest website, turned emotional, recalling the night time of January 28.
“We had been all awake, watching Tikait ji crying, some had been glued to TV units, others on cellphones, and all of us felt stressed. I used to be moved to checks too, and girls too acquired emotional. However, his tears touched a chord with everybody, and made them join stronger to the motion,” he mentioned.
Farmers additionally got here from Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and different elements of Uttar Pradesh, a lot of whom addressed the group on the protest website.
All of them alleged that “makes an attempt had been made to malign this motion” and “defame it”, however the agitation has “come out stronger”.