Union minister visits BKU chief in farm outreach
The Morning Standard|January 18, 2022
Sanjeev Balyan visits after Tikait’s appeal to people to support the SP-RLD candidates
ANURAAG SINGH

WITH the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls centered around the western districts of the politically crucial state, the Sisauli village of Muzaffarnagar district is once again in prominence.

With the Mahendra Singh Tikait-founded Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) headquartered here, the village has been the nucleus of farmers’ politics in the Jat-dominated sugarcane belt of wester n UP for decades.

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