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Episode 1236 February 1, 2021

How farm leader Rakesh Tikait revived the ongoing protests

First, Amil Bhatnagar, who covers UP for the Indian Express (IE), talks about how farm leader Rakesh Tikait’s emotional appeal gave the Ghazipur protest site a fresh impetus, and how within a few hours the site swelled up with more protesters.

Next, Raakhi Jagga, who covers Malwa Punjab for IE, talks about why Tikait’s message has resonated with people in the state, and how in some villages resolutions are being passed in order to make people go to Delhi (09:25).

And in the end, Liz Mathew, who covers BJP for IE, talks about why this revival of farmers’ protests could be dangerous for the BJP (15:34).


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How farm leader Rakesh Tikait revived the ongoing protestsFirst, Amil Bhatnagar, who covers UP for the Indian Express (IE), talks about how farm leader Rakesh Tikait’s emotional appeal gave the Ghazipur protest site a fresh impetus, and how within a few hours the site swelled up with more protesters. Next, Raakhi Jagga, who covers Malwa Punjab for IE, talks about why Tikait’s message has resonated with people in the state, and how in some villages resolutions are being passed in order to make people go to Delhi (09:25). And in the end, Liz Mathew, who covers BJP for IE, talks about why this revival of farmers’ protests could be dangerous for the BJP (15:34). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.farmer
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