Dilli Chalo protest news updates: After tense morning showdown, farmers enter Delhi via Tikri border

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Updated: November 27, 2020 8:46:34 pm

Farmers Protest in Delhi News Updates, Farmers March Live News: Today is the second day of Dilli Chalo march by farmers who are demanding that the Centre withdraw recently enacted farm laws or insert minimum support price (MSP) in the acts.

Farmers Protest in Delhi Live, Farmers March Today Live UpdatesVehicles are not being allowed towards the Singhu Border.

Farmers Protest Today News Updates: Protesting farmers have been allowed to enter Delhi for their planned protest against the three farm laws enacted recently by Centre. Haryana Police have removed barricades at Shambhu border between Haryana and Punjab near Ambala. Ambala SP Rajesh Kalia says, “Nobody will be stopped, commuters can travel with ease.”

Delhi Police said that after discussion with farmer leaders, they have allowed farmers to protest peacefully at Nirankari Samagam Ground in Burari. “We appeal to them to maintain peace in order to avoid any inconvenience to others,” said Delhi Police PRO Eish Singhal.

Before being allowed to proceed to Delhi, the agitated farmers earlier in the day clashed with security forces at Tikri border near Delhi-Bahadurgarh Highway. The police used water cannon and tear gas shells to disperse protesting farmers at Tikri border near Delhi-Bahadurgarh highway.

Today is the second day of Dilli Chalo march by farmers who are demanding that the Centre withdraw recently enacted farm laws or insert minimum support price (MSP) in the acts. The agitated farmers tried to enter Delhi yesterday but were stopped by the Haryana Police at the border. As the situation stands, farmers are staying at multiple places in Haryana and Punjab.

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    19:24 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Centre always ready to discuss with farmers: Agriculture Minister

    Farmers protests: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar says the government has always been ready to discuss issues with farmers. We have invited farmers' organizations for another round of talks on December 3. He appealed to them to leave agitation in view of COVID-19 and winter.  

    18:38 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Delhi govt officials reach Nirankari Samagam Ground to review arrangements for farmers

    Farmers protest march: Delhi governmentt officials reach Nirankari Samagam Ground, Burari to review arrangements for farmers' ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest. AAP leader Raghav Chaddha says, "We have come here to deploy water tankers for farmers. AAP governmentt stands by farmers. Arvind Kejriwal-led govt will take care of them."

    18:14 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    There are drawbacks: Bharatiya Kisan Sangh Secretary on Farm Bills

    Farmers' protest march: Nearly 25,000 farmers had sent proposal to the Prime Minister. The laws have been made for traders saying they will eventually benefit farmers. If government has brought laws to support farmers, we welcome it. However, there are drawbacks, says Mohini Mohan Mishra, All India Secretary, Bharatiya Kisan Sangh.

    17:28 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    No govt in the world can stop farmers fighting 'battle of truth': Rahul Gandhi

    Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the agitation of farmers against the new farm laws. He said no government in the world can stop farmers fighting the 'battle of truth'. In a tweet in Hindi, Gandhi said the prime minister should remember that whenever arrogance takes on truth, it gets defeated. 'No government in the world can stop the farmers who are fighting the battle of truth. The Modi government will have to agree to the demands of the farmers and take back the black laws. This is just the beginning!' he tweeted with the hashtag 'IamWithFarmers'.

    Gandhi's attack on the government came as thousands of farmers, carrying flags and shouting slogans, gathered at various entry points into the national capital in a determined bid to push their way through as part of their 'Delhi Chalo' march against the new farm laws while police blocked them with barricades, teargas shells and batons. (PTI)

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    17:23 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Police remove barricades at Shambhu border between Haryana and Punjab

    Farmers' March: Police remove barricades at Shambhu border between Haryana and Punjab, near Ambala as farmers have been allowed to enter Delhi. "Nobody will be stopped, commuters can travel with ease," says Rajesh Kalia, Ambala SP. 

    17:20 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmer on way to Delhi killed as truck hits his tractor-trolley in Bhiwani

    A farmer was killed and two others were injured as the tractor-trolley in which they were travelling to the national capital in response to the 'Delhi Chalo' call was hit by a truck in Haryana's Bhiwani district. The incident occurred at Mundhal in Bhiwani district when the truck hit the tractor at a police barricade. A case was registered against the truck driver who hit the tractor, killing a protesting farmer and injuring two others. In this accident, Tanna Singh, a farmer from Mansa in Punjab, died on the spot while two others were injured. The police immediately rushed the injured to the Bhiwani Civil Hospital for treatment. After getting a complaint in this regard, a case has been registered against the truck driver under relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code. Further investigation is underway.

    16:37 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Centre always ready for talks: Haryana CM on Farmers' March

    Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar says the Central government is always ready for talks. "I appeal to all farmers to directly talk to the Centre for all their legitimate issues," says CM Khattar 

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    16:08 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmers protest: Traffic congestion at Delhi-Gurugram border

    Farmers' protest march: Traffic congestion at Delhi-Gurugram border due to checking of vehicles by police in view of farmers' Delhi Chalo march. 

    16:07 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Two trains cancelled, five short terminated: Northern Railway

    Farmers' protest: Northern Railway has cancelled two trains and short terminated five. Five other trains diverted in view of farmers' protest march to Delhi.  

    16:07 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Two trains cancelled, five short terminated: Northern Railway

    Farmers' protest: Northern Railway has cancelled two trains and short terminated five. Five other trains diverted in view of farmers' protest march to Delhi.  

    16:00 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    After entry in Delhi, what will farmers do?

    The Delhi Police has given permission for 'peaceful' agitation in Burari. All farmers have been told to gather at the Nirankari Ground in North Delhi. With the UP farmers joining them, it would be a tough situation for the cops. 

    15:58 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Trains, exams cancelled due to protests

    The Northern Railways says that two trains were cancelled and five were diverted due to the protests. News agency ANI said that exams were also cancelled in some colleges in Delhi as outstation students were unable to reach the examination halls.  

    15:48 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    After Punjab, UP farmers begin march towards Delhi

    Latest reports say that farmers from Uttar Pradesh have begun their protest march and will reach Delhi by evening.

    15:39 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmers start gathering near Burari

    The agitating farmers have started entering Delhi via Tikri border, news agency ANI posted on Twitter.

    15:26 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Did you see Dalai Lama's 'farmer' tweet?

    His Holiness posted a message on Twitter, which featured farmers. The Dalai Lama spoke about 'universal responsibility'. Did he hint at the ongoing protests?

    15:23 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Haryana CM says Centre 'always ready' to talk to farmers

    Manohar Lal Khattar says protest is not the answer and the farmers must opt for dialogue to resolve the differences. 

    15:12 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    This is just beginning, tweets Rahul Gandhi

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a dig at the Narendra Modi government and said that this was just the beginning. In a tweet, Gandhi said that the Modi govt will have to relent and roll back this 'black farm law.'

    15:06 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Massive traffic jam in Ambala

    The latest TV reports say that people are reporting of huge 20-km-long traffic jam in Ambala. 

    14:47 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh welcomes Centre's move

    I welcome Centre’s decision to allow farmers to enter Delhi to exercise their democratic right to protest, says Punjab CM.

    14:35 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    All eyes on Burari

    "We have been allowed safe passage to Delhi," claimed Krantikari Kisan Union president Darshan Pal. He said that officials of the Union home ministry had allowed them a place at Burari in Delhi to hold the agitation.

    14:34 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmers allowed entry into Delhi?

    The latest report by PTI says that some farm bodies from Punjab have claimed that the Delhi Police has allowed entry to the agitators into the Capital. 

    13:53 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Situation getting out of hand, hold talks with farmers immediately: Amarinder to Centre

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh says the voice of farmers cannot be "muzzled" and asks the Centre to hold talks immediately with farmers to defuse the situation. He questioned as to why the Centre was waiting for December 3 for holding talks with farmers when the situation is 'getting out of control now'. "The voice of farmers cannot be muzzled indefinitely. Centre should immediately initiate talks with Kisan Union leaders to defuse the tense situation at the Delhi borders. Why wait till December 3 when the situation is getting out of hand now?" says the Punjab chief minister. Today, the Delhi Police used tear gas shells and water cannons to stop farmers from entering the national capital as part of their 'Delhi Chalo' march to protest against the Centre's new farm laws. (PTI)

    13:18 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Delhi govt denies permission to convert stadium into jails

    Farmers protests: Delhi Government rejects the request of Delhi Police seeking to convert nine stadiums into temporary prisons in view of ongoing farmers protest in Punjab and Harynana. The Arvind Kejriwal government says that farmers are right and the Centre should accept all their demands.  

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    13:08 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Dilli Chalo March: Farmers from Punjab, Haryana reach near Delhi borders; situation tense

    Dilli Chalo Protest March: Groups of agitating farmers from Punjab and Haryana have reached near two Delhi borders after breaking police barricades on the way as part of their protest march against the Centre's new farm laws. The Delhi Police has enhanced deployment of security personnel, stationed sand-laden trucks and water cannons and used barbed wire for fencing at the Singhu and Tikri border points (Delhi-Haryana border) to prevent the protesters from entering the national capital. Police were also deployed on Delhi's border with Faridabad and Gurgaon. However, two groups of farmers reached near the Singhu and Tikri borders as Delhi Police fired tear gas shells to prevent them from entering the city. Situation is tense at the border points as Delhi Police making repeated announcements on loudspeakers asking the farmers to retreat. (PTI)

    13:04 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Dilli Chali March: Water cannon used to disperse protesting farmers near Ambala

    Dilli Chalo Protest March: Water cannon and tear gas shells used to disperse protesting farmers at Shambu border, near Ambala.

    Farmers raise slogans against Centre's Farm laws, at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border).

    12:35 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Punjab CM urges Centre to initiate talks with Kisan Unions

    Dilli Chalo Protest March: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh urges the Centre to immediately initiate talks with Kisan Unions to defuse the tense situation at the Delhi borders.

    12:33 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Dilli Chalo March: Farmers from Punjab wait at Shambhu border near Ambala

    Farmers protest: Farmers from Punjab wait at the Shambhu border between Haryana and Punjab near Ambala to cross into Haryana to proceed to Delhi to protest against Farm laws. Security deployed, barriers and water cannon vehicle placed at the border to prevent farmers from entering Haryana.

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    12:19 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Dilli Chalo Protest March LIVE: Protesting farmers jump barricades in Sirsa

    Dilli Chalo Protest March LIVE: Protesting farmers jump barricades in Sirsa, say they are going to Delhi for their rights. A farmer says that whatever they do will be peaceful. "We won't harm any person or property. Even if we have to stay for a month, we will. Even if we have attain martyrdom, we will," says the farmer.

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    11:50 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Plumes of smoke seen as security personnel use tear gas to disperse farmers - WATCH

    Dilli Chalo Protest March: Plumes of smoke seen as security personnel use tear gas to disperse farmers protesting at Singhu border. Farmers are headed to Delhi as part of their protest march against Centre's Farm laws.

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    11:47 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Traffic jam at Yamuna Expressway as agitating farmers block road

    Dilli Chalo protest LIVE: Traffic jam at Yamuna Expressway as agitating farmers block the road. Police personnel present at the spot.

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    11:16 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmers stayed for the night at toll at Panipat Highway

    After being stopped, farmers stayed for the night at the toll at Panipat Highway. They are carrying enough food to last a month and have stoves and other kitchen items. The farmers are also carrying blankets to brave the cold. In Rohtak, protesting farmers have gathered at the Rohtak-Jhajjar border for the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march against the farm laws.

    11:03 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    WATCH: Farmers use tractor to remove truck placed as barricade

    Dilli Chalo march LIVE: Farmers clashed with police at Tikri border near Delhi-Bahadurgarh highway. They also tried to remove barricade by using tractors. 

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    10:51 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Dilli Chalo protest march LIVE: Farmers clash with police near Delhi-Bahadurgarh Highway

    Dilli Chalo protest march LIVE: Police use water cannon and tear gas shells to disperse protesting farmers at Tikri border near Delhi-Bahadurgarh highway. Farmers are seen clashing with security forces as they tried to head towards Delhi as part of their protest march against Centre's Farm laws. 

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    10:32 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Barriers placed at Shambhu border between Haryana and Punjab near Ambala

    Dilli Chalo protest march: Security deployed, barriers placed at the Shambhu border between Haryana and Punjab near Ambala to stop the protesting farmers from proceeding to Delhi. Ambala SP says that police will ensure law and order is maintained.

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    10:30 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmers protests: Entry and exit gates of these metro stations closed

    Farmers protests | Entry and exit gates of Brigadier Hoshiar Singh, Bahadurgarh City, Pandit Shree Ram Sharma, Tikri Border, Tikri Kalan and Ghevra metro stations on Green Line are now closed: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

    10:20 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmers protest: Commuters headed towards Delhi stuck on Delhi-Panipat Highway

    Dilli Chalo protest march: Commuters headed towards Delhi from other states say they are facing problems after getting stuck on Delhi-Panipat Highway due to road blockade. Shivangi, a commuter, says that she is coming from Jammu and was suppose to reach Delhi yesterday evening. She says she has no updtes so far.

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    10:15 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmers march: Members of Kisan Mazdoor Sangarsh Committee headed for Delhi

    Dilli Chalo protest march: Members of Kisan Mazdoor Sangarsh Committee prepare in Amritsar for their tractor rally towards Delhi by stocking up essentials in trolleys. A farmer says that they have loaded food material for a month and cooking utensils in trolleys.

    They are all headed towards Delhi now.

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    10:08 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Farmers from Punjab stopped from entering Delhi

    Dilli Chalo protest: Farmers from Punjab stopped from entering Delhi at Singhu border (Haryana-Delhi border). Farmers say that they have been doing a peaceful protest and will continue it. They say they will enter Delhi protesting peacefully.

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    09:57 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Group of protesting farmers from Punjab reach Bahadurgarh

    Dilli Chalo protest march: A group of protesting farmers from Punjab reach Bahadurgarh. Farmers are headed to Delhi as part of their protest march against Centre's Farm laws.

    09:56 (IST)27 Nov 2020
    Heavy traffic jam at Delhi-Gurugram border

    Dilli Chalo protest march: Heavy traffic jam at Delhi-Gurugram border due to checking of vehicles by police in view of farmers' protest march. CISF personnel also deployed on Delhi-Gurugram border.

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