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Samyukt Kisan Morcha set to launch ‘Mission UP’ in Lucknow today


Tribune News Service

Sonepat, July 25

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of the protesting farmer unions spearheading the movement, will launch “Mission UP” in Lucknow tomorrow on the completion of eight months of the farmers’ protest.

The SKM leaders will go to Lucknow for the launch of the mission against the ruling BJP.

Besides, a delegation of 200 women farmers will go to Delhi tomorrow for the Parliament protest.

Yogendra Yadav, SKM leader, said an action plan to launch “Mission UP, Uttarakhand” to oppose the BJP in the Assembly elections scheduled next year had been finalised.

SKM leaders Rakesh Tikait, Darshan Pal Singh, Yadav, Shiv Kumar ‘Kakka’, Jagjeet Singh Dallewal and other prominent leaders, will go to Lucknow for the launch of the “Mission UP”.

“We will announce the action plan for ‘Mission UP’ tomorrow in Lucknow at a press conference,” said Yadav.

The SKM has decided to hold a mega rally against the BJP in Muzaffarnagar on September 5 to start the mission and will hold 18 mahapanchayats and rallies.

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