Farmers’ organizations have announced on Tuesday that they will jam the National and State Highways on 6 February.
Jind| Today is the 70th day of the farmers’ movement against agricultural laws. More and more farmers are constantly reaching Delhi to strengthen the movement. On the other hand, Kisan Mahapanchayat has been convened in Kandela village of Jind district of Haryana today. It is estimated that 50 thousand people will be gathered. Meanwhile, Rakesh Tikait, leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, has said that if the government does not accept the demands of the farmers then such panchayats will be organized across the country.
Earlier Tikait said on Tuesday, “We have given the government a timeline till October. If our demands are not accepted then, tractor rally will be organized across the country, in which 40 lakh tractors are expected to take part. Meanwhile, the movement will also continue.”
Legal team formed to help jailed agitators
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha has also formed a legal team to help those who are missing or have been arrested since the violence that took place on January 26 during a farmers’ tractor rally in Delhi. Team members said that they had also met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. From there they got information that 115 people are lodged in Tihar Jail. The legal cell of the Congress has offered to help the farmers in the violence case. The Congress has said that a legal team will meet farmer leaders.
Farmers announce Chakka Jam on February 6
Farmers’ organizations have announced on Tuesday that they will jam the National and State Highways on 6 February. Bharatiya Kisan Morcha (R) leader Balbir Singh Rajewal said that there would be jam from 12 noon to 3 pm on Saturday. On the other hand, in view of the attitude of the farmers, the police is also strengthening the barricading. On Tuesday, 4 feet thick cement wall was built as a barricade in 4 layers on the Tikri border, then they dug the road and put the pointed iron bars in it. Road rollers have also been erected on the road. Iron nails have also been plastered to deter the tractors coming in from neighbouring districts in Delhi.
Internet ban in 7 districts of Haryana
Internet services were banned in Delhi and Haryana after the violence that took place on 26 January in Delhi and again on 29 January. The Haryana government has extended the ban on internet services, SMS and mobile services except voice calls in 7 districts Kaithal, Panipat, Jind, Rohtak, Charkhi Dadri, Sonipat and Jhajjar till 5 pm on Wednesday.