February 22, 2021 Rakesh Tikait finally emerged as the face of the farmers’ movement? He is making all kinds of statements: threatening the Modi Government with burning crops to teach it a lesson; announcing that farmers will remain on protest at the borders till October 2. He is moving to address one panchayat after another. He is the flavour of the month on television as well as digital media. But is he really the answer that the farmers need – or is he a reflection of the crisis towards which the movement seems to be heading?