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Bharatiya Kisan Union


BKU-Ugrahan demands inquiry into Dera Bassi fire, rehabilitation of dwellers

May 19, 2022 3:44 am

The fire on Saturday had burnt down at least 45 shanties in the area and was supposedly caused by stubble being burnt nearby.

Chhattisgarh: Tikait assures support to farmers, likely to meet CM today

April 28, 2022 3:31 am

Farmers from 27 villages gathered for a mahapanchayat in Raipur's Kayabandha village on Wednesday. Since February, hundreds of farmers have been protesting to get a fair price for their land that was taken over by the government while setting up the new capital city, Naya Raipur.

A week after Lambi lathicharge: BKU Ugrahan, farm labourers to meet Punjab CM Mann on Tuesday

April 04, 2022 9:27 pm

Seven BKU (Ugrahan) members were injured late on Monday night allegedly after the police lathicharged protesting farmers outside the Lambi tehsil office in Punjab’s Muktsar district

'Seven injured in police lathicharge on farmers in Punjab’s Lambi'

March 29, 2022 3:42 pm

The farmers, seeking payment of the long-pending compensation for the damage to their cotton crops caused by pink bollworms, had allegedly held tehsildar Ravinder Singh hostage

Barnala ‘public welfare rally’: Only struggle, not polls, can solve farmers’ issues: BKU (Ugrahan) leaders

February 18, 2022 3:12 am

The well-attended ‘public welfare rally’ of Bharti Kisan Union (Ugrahan) affirmed the outfit’s stand to carry on with ‘struggle’ and stay away from direct participation in elections.

At show of strength, farm union says will question candidates on promises

January 22, 2022 12:18 pm

Another union leader said the rally was also meant to be a call to protest against the BJP-led Centre at district headquarters on January 31, which will be observed by farmers as “betrayal day”.

Explained: A short history of BKU, the Jat-led farmers' movement based in western UP

January 18, 2022 8:02 am

Jat farmers, especially in western UP, are a politically powerful group, and are very important to determining election outcomes in a large number of seats in the region. A look at the BKU and its political history.

Balbir Singh Rajewal likely to contest from Samrala, Ruldu from Mansa

January 12, 2022 9:52 am

Prominent farm leader Balbir Singh Rajewal is likely to contest the Punjab election from Samrala Assembly constituency in Ludhiana district as a candidate of the Samyukta Samaj Morcha (SSM) - the political outfit floated by several farmer unions after the end of their year-long agitation.

BKU Ugrahan lifts gherao of DC offices after Punjab CM invites farmers for talks

December 22, 2021 10:48 am

Sukhdev Singh Kokrikalan, general secretary of BKU -Ugrahan said, "We have lifted the gherao of the office gates for now but dharnas will continue till December 24.

Tikait warns, MoS Ajay Mishra skips Lakhimpur events

November 25, 2021 7:28 am

Invitation cards had been sent out with Mishra as the chief guest at both the sugar mills — in Belrayan and Sampurna Nagar in the district — which held events on Wednesday to mark the beginning of crushing season for 2021-22.


Kisan Kranti March: Police use tear gas shells, water cannons as protesting farmers try to enter Delhi

October 04, 2018 7:27 am

Kisan Kranti Yatra: The protesters were stopped along the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border earlier in the day as police used teargas shells and water cannons to disperse them. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has agreed to meet most of their demands.