Will make all necessary arrangements for protesting farmers in Delhi, says AAP

Farmers from Punjab gathered with their tractor-trailers and are on their way towards the national capital in protest against the Centre's new farm laws.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 00:06

New Delhi: Thousands of protesting farmers assembled at various places along the Haryana-Punjab borders on Thursday morning for their `Dilli Chalo` protest. Farmers from Punjab amassed with their tractor-trailers and are headed for the national capital.

Meanwhile, Haryana has put up road barricades to seal its borders with Punjab for the next two days, to stop the farmers from their onwards march to Delhi.

Haryana police used water cannons on the protesting farmers to disperse and stop them from going to Delhi. Also, prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC wa imposed in several parts of the state to prevent assembly of protesters. The bus service to Punjab from Haryana for November 26 and 27 has been suspended, state Transport Minister Mool Chand Sharma told PTI.

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27 November 2020, 22:13 PM

Will make all necessary arrangements for farmers, says AAP. Welcoming the protesting farmers, who were allowed to enter Delhi through the Tikri border to hold demonstrations on Nirankari Samagam Ground in the Burari area against the new farm laws, the Aam Adami Party says it will make all the necessary arrangements for them.

27 November 2020, 21:05 PM

Farmers from Punjab on the 'Delhi Chalo' movement, settle down at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana), planning for further action. "We've got food rations for 6 months. We'll go back after getting rid of the black agriculture laws which are against farmers," says a protester.

 

 

27 November 2020, 19:21 PM

Delhi Metro resumes normal operations on all lines; to operate normally on Saturday.

27 November 2020, 19:13 PM

Union Minister Tomar urges farmers to withdraw protests, invites them for talks on December 3. "The government has always been ready to discuss issues with farmers. We have invited farmers' organizations for another round of talks on 3rd December. I appeal to them to leave agitation in view of Covid-19 and winter," says Tomar.

 

27 November 2020, 18:28 PM

Congress party's national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala tweets in support of agitating farmers.

 

 

27 November 2020, 18:19 PM

Led by Rakesh Tikait, protesting farmers reach Meerut toll plaza. The agitating farmers will stay here tomight and will proceed towards Delhi in the morning. No toll tax will be levied on vehicles passing through this toll plaza tonight.

27 November 2020, 16:07 PM

Two trains cancelled, five trains short-terminated and five diverted due to ongoing farmers' agitation: Northern Railways

27 November 2020, 15:12 PM

The police has been removing the barricades put up earlier at the Singhu border. From 3 layers the barricading is down to one. Farmers will now move to the national capital to continue their protest.

  

27 November 2020, 14:40 PM

Protesting farmers will be allowed to enter the national capital. They will have the permission to protest at the Nirankari Samagam Ground in the Burari area: Delhi Police Commissioner

27 November 2020, 14:24 PM

In view of the farmers protest, security has been increased at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. Traffic is being diverted from all routes leading to Jantar Mantar. Water canon has been installed the area has been barricaded. Personnel of the Delhi Police and Rapid Action Force ahve been deployed.

27 November 2020, 14:17 PM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar appealed to the protesting farmers to talk to the Centre and amicably solve the problems. He wrote on Twitter: "The central government is always ready for talks. I appeal to all the farmer brothers to directly talk to the Center for all their issues. Protests are not the right way - the solution will come off a conversation."

27 November 2020, 13:53 PM

Police resorts lobbing tear gas shells once again on protesting farmers at Singhu border in Haryana. 

27 November 2020, 13:19 PM

Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain rejects Delhi Police's plea to convert stadiums into jails for protesting farmers. He said, "Farmers cannot be put in jail for agitating."

27 November 2020, 13:06 PM

Police have made strict arrangements at the Faridabad border. DCP South-East RP Meena is at the scene taking stock of security. Apart from Delhi Police BSF personnel have been deployed too. Police is using drone cameras to monitor the protesters, cement barricades, crane, tear gas shells, and water canons are on site.

27 November 2020, 12:53 PM

Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi said that the Union Agriculture Minister Narednra Singh Tomar should not wait till December 3 to hold talks wiht the farmers. They should immediately resolve the issues. Further, he said that paying less than MSP should be made a punishable offense.

27 November 2020, 12:36 PM

Delhi Police enhanced deployment of security personnel, stationed sand-laden trucks and water cannons and used barbed wire for fencing at the Singhu Border to prevent the protesters from entering the city. Police said they would not allow farmers protesting against the Centre's new farm laws to enter Delhi if they reach the borders.

27 November 2020, 12:00 PM

Heavy police deployment in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat to stop protesting farmers. The border has been barricaded as BKU announced that will join the agitating farmers to march towards Delhi.

27 November 2020, 11:26 AM

Security has been intensified on the Delhi-Noida border in view of the farmers protest. Delhi Police and Rapid Action Force have been deployed on the border. Although there is no news of any movement on this side, but security arrangements have been made as a precaution. 

27 November 2020, 11:18 AM

Police tried to hold talks with the agitating farmers but there was no concensus, after which the police resorted to lobbing tear gas shells to disperse the protestors.

27 November 2020, 11:11 AM

Police lobs tear gas shells and lathicharges protesting farmers at the Singhu border in Haryana. 

27 November 2020, 10:16 AM

Delhi Police asks Delhi government's permission to use nine stadiums as temporary jails for the protesting farmers who are expected to be arrested as they enter the city.

27 November 2020, 07:28 AM

Thousands of protesting farmers assembled at various places along the Haryana-Punjab borders on Thursday morning for their `Dilli Chalo` protest.

26 November 2020, 14:26 PM

Shiromani Akali Dal General Secretary and spokesman Prem Singh Chandumajra said, "If the government had called the farmers for talks a few days ago, this situation would not have arisen. Our demand is that the MSP should be made a fundamental right and all the three new farm laws be repealed."

26 November 2020, 13:23 PM

Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Government of India is committed to work in the interest of farmers across the country. The new laws are in the interest of farmers. He reiterated that the Centre is committed to doubling farmers' income.

26 November 2020, 13:23 PM

Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Government of India is committed to work in the interest of farmers across the country. The new laws are in the interest of farmers. He reiterated that the Centre is committed to doubling farmers' income.

26 November 2020, 13:17 PM

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar invites protesting farmers for talks on December 3, 2020.

26 November 2020, 11:05 AM

Police in Ambala release tear gas on protesting farmers at Haryana-Punjab border.

26 November 2020, 10:20 AM

Farmers from Punjab's Fatehgarh Sahib move towards Delhi to protest against the Centre's farm laws. (ANI)

26 November 2020, 10:11 AM

The Delhi Noida Direct (DND) Flyway has been barricaded and a cache of police team has been deployed in view of the farmers protest. 

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26 November 2020, 08:10 AM

Security heightened at Delhi-Faridabad border, in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' protest march. Faridabad Police say, "We've clear instructions to not let any members of Bharatiya Kisan Union enter Delhi today and tomorrow. Police teams deployed at all important entry points."

26 November 2020, 07:57 AM

According to the Delhi Police, a large number of police force has been deployed on the Singhu border, about 500 - 600 protesters have reached a village in Karnal.

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26 November 2020, 07:49 AM

The Haryana Police put up multi-layered barricades and boulders on roads from Punjab, officials said. Police are keeping vigil over farmers with drones. A Punjab Police official on duty at Sangrur's Khanauri told reporters that the Haryana Police used cranes to put boulders on roads and the movement of traffic to the other side has been stopped. "We are diverting traffic to alternate routes now. We are also ensuring that the movement of essential goods is not affected," he said. (PTI)

26 November 2020, 07:17 AM

In a statement, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said no metro services will be available from Anand Vihar to Vaishali and New Ashok Nagar to Noida City Centre on Thursday till 2 pm in view of the Kisan Rally in Delhi. Read more here

26 November 2020, 06:59 AM

More than 500 farmer organizations have come together to take part in the demonstration. The protest mainly constitutes All India Kisan Sangharsh Comittee, Rashtriya Kisan Maha Sangharsh and Bhartiya Kisan Morcha. 

26 November 2020, 06:56 AM

Delhi Police deploys force everywhere, a large cache of police force is deployed on all Delhi borders. No large gathering of people to be allowed for farmer's demonstration.