The ongoing meeting regarding Delhi march by farmers ends, Delhi march will continue on 13 February
All borders of Delhi sealed
In view of the proposed ‘Delhi Chalo’ march of farmers in the national capital on February 13, security has been tightened and traffic restrictions have been imposed at Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders. has been fortified by installing concrete barriers and iron spikes laid on the road. These measures affected the traffic movement in the border areas of Delhi on Monday morning, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Samyukta Kisan Morcha (Non- Political) and Kisan Mazdoor Morcha have announced that more than 200 farmer organizations will march to Delhi on February 13 to put pressure on the Center over several demands, including making a law for minimum support price (MSP) for crops.
Fortification done on the border with Punjab in Haryana
Haryana authorities have fortified the state’s border with Punjab by installing concrete barriers, iron nails and barbed wire at several places in Ambala, Jind, Fatehabad and Kurukshetra to stop the proposed ‘Delhi Chalo’ march of farmers on February 13. Haryana government has also imposed restrictions in 15 districts under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). There is a ban on the gathering of five or more people in these districts and there is a ban on holding any kind of demonstration or taking out march with tractor-trolley. Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Samiti General Secretary Sarwan Singh Pandher said on Monday that the tractor -A convoy of trolleys left from Beas in Amritsar in the morning, which will assemble in Fatehgarh Sahib district. Many farmers from Moga, Bathinda and Jalandhar districts have also left their villages to join the march. SKM (non-political) leader Jagjit Singh Dallewal said that tractor-trolleys will gather at Mehlan Chowk in Fatehgarh Sahib district and Sangrur on Monday evening. Farmers have planned to go to Delhi from Ambala-Shambhu border, Khanauri-Jind and Dabwali border.
Internet service suspended in many districts of Haryana
Dallewal criticized the Haryana government for making heavy security arrangements at the Punjab-Haryana borders and allegedly ‘harassing’ farmers who wanted to join the ‘Delhi Chalo’ march. He said the government is in talks with the farmers. And yet heavy barricades have been erected on the Punjab-Haryana border. Keeping Haryana Police on alert in view of the proposed march, state authorities have installed concrete barriers and barbed wire on roads and deployed anti-riot vehicles. Police have also made elaborate arrangements along Haryana’s border with Punjab in Jind, Fatehabad, Kurukshetra and Sirsa districts. Internet services and large number of SMS facilities in Ambala, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Jind, Hisar, Fatehabad and Sirsa 13 Has been suspended till February.Farmer leader Jagjit Singh Dallewal said on Monday that many farmers coming from other states including Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh to support the ‘Delhi Chalo’ march have been detained and released. Dallewal claimed that many farmers coming from Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka expressing support for SKM have been detained in Bhopal.
SKM leader Dallewal said that on one hand, they (Centre) are holding talks with us and on the other hand, they are detaining our people. Then how will these talks take place? He said, “We have asked the government to release our people. The government needs to create a positive environment for talks. In the order issued on Monday by Delhi Police Commissioner Sanjay Arora, there has been a ban on taking out any kind of rally or procession and blocking roads and routes. Under the orders of Delhi Police, tractor rallies have been banned from crossing the borders of the national capital. Farmers riding on tractors and other vehicles were sitting on these three borders – Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri from August 2020 to December 2021. . Police have also sealed rural roads bordering Haryana to prevent protesters from entering Delhi.
Delhi Police deployed more than 5 thousand security personnel
Heavy deployment of paramilitary forces has been made on the Delhi-Rohtak and Delhi-Bahadurgarh routes. According to an advisory issued in Delhi, traffic restrictions for commercial vehicles have been imposed at the Singhu border from Monday. Restrictions will be imposed on all types of vehicles from Tuesday. In view of the protests, Delhi Police has deployed more than 5,000 security personnel while deploying cranes and other heavy vehicles to block roads. Officials said that farmers Several security barriers have been put in place to prevent people from entering the national capital. Barbed barriers have been laid on the roads so that if the protesting farmers try to enter the city on vehicles, the tires of their vehicles get punctured. At the same time, in view of the Delhi march of farmers’ organizations, there are plans to seal the borders and ban mobile internet services. A petition has been filed in the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday against the Haryana government’s decision of Instructions have been requested. The petition has alleged that these steps violate fundamental rights and are “unconstitutional”. The matter is expected to be heard on Tuesday.
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