Watch video: Rakesh Tikait, other farmer-leaders fall as stage collapses in Haryana
A stage collapsed in Haryana's Jind when farmer leaders like Rakesh Tikait were addressing assembly during Mahapanchayat
The stage build for Haryana's Jind Mahapanchayat where leaders from farmers’ organisation were to addressing the assembly collapsed amid the big crowd crowd. A video of farmers' leaders, including Bharatiya Kisan Union national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait, falling as the stage was surfaces on social media.
Here’s the video of farmers' leaders falling as the stage caved in surfaced.
The 'Mahapanchayat', the first in the state, was organised at Kandela village sports stadium. It was organised by Haryana khap leaders to discuss the future of the ongoing farmers' protests.
Kandela 'khap' President Tek Ram, the organiser of the 'mahapanchayat', said besides demanding the repeal of farm laws, the resolution demanded that the government ensure that the farmers get minimum support price (MSP) for their crops, withdrawal of cases against farmers booked for violence on Republic Day in Delhi, waiving off the loan of the farmers and implementation of the Swaminathan Commission recommendations.
(With inputs from IANS)