Sunday, May 15, 2011

Nitish Kumar condoles Mahendra Singh Tikait's death

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today expressed profound grief at the death of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Mahendra Singh Tikait and said he would be remembered as a crusader for farmers rights.

In a condolence message, Kumar said that Tikait was a reputed farmers leader as he was always pro-active to take up the cause of the farmers and speak for their rights.

76-year-old Tikait died due to bone cancer at his son's residence Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district.

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