Agra, March 6 -- Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday assured agitating farmers that his party was with them and said the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had failed to assess their power.

Yadav was speaking at a kisan mahapanchayat in the Tappal area of Aligarh.

"Farmers play an important role by providing food to all. They are fighting for real issues and would not withdraw (their stir) till three black laws are taken back (a reference to the Centre's three new farm laws). The Samajwadi Party is with the farmers and will support their agitation, which is entering the 100th day," the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said in his 45-minute speech.

"Even during the Covid-19 lockdown, it was the farmer who was out in hi...