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WATCH: Farmers Marching Towards Delhi Faced With Water Cannon, Police Barricades

Meanwhile, the farmers’ organizations have alleged that the Haryana government has stopped 40 border-laden trolleys left for Delhi on the border.

 

The Punjab farmers’ organizations on the way to ‘Delhi Chalo’ movement were faced with hindrance as heavy police deployment, barricades and water cannons blocked their way to the national capital. The farmers’ organizations are protesting three agricultural laws, the Electricity Amendment Bill 2020 and the provision of a fine of Rs one crore on stubble burning farmers on 26 and 27 November.

Meanwhile, the farmers’ organizations have alleged that the Haryana government has stopped 40 border-laden trolleys left for Delhi on the border. Under the leadership of Bharatiya Kisan Union Ekta Ugrahan, more than two lakh farmers, labourers and women from Punjab will travel to Delhi via Khanouri and Dabwali. The convoy would join 960 buses, 2400 tractor-trolleys, 20 water tankers and 23 other vehicles from Punjab.

The Haryana government has become alert in view of the Punjab farmer’s Delhi Chalo movement. The police deployment has been increased along the state border adjoining Punjab and Delhi. In Fatehabad, the road has been closed on the Ratia-Sardulgarh route near village Nagpur, while in Tohana, police have been deployed at the barrier.

15 duty magistrates have been appointed in all areas. DSP and station in-charge have been deployed with them. The police have arrested the state general secretary Tejinder Singh of the Dehati Mazdoor Sabha from Ratia region. This has increased the resentment of the farmers.

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