Farmers Protest news updates: Massive jams at Delhi-Gurgaon border amid chaos in Haryana

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Updated: November 26, 2020 6:42:21 pm

Farmers Protest in Delhi News Updates, Farmers March News: Farmers marching to Delhi are not from Punjab but also from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Kerala. While farmers are determined to reach the national capital, Delhi has refused to allow any rally in the city citing rise in Covid.

Farmers Protest in Delhi Live, Farmers March Today Live UpdatesThe protests against the laws have been ongoing for over a month in Punjab and Haryana but now the farmers have decided to shift the battleground and reach Delhi. (ANI)

Farmers Protest Today News Updates: Heavy deployments and tight checking of vehicles at the borders today led to massive jams on roads connecting Gurugram and Delhi. ANI shared a number of pictures showing traffic congestion at Delhi-Gurugram (Haryana) border due to checking of vehicles in view of farmers’ ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest march.

Thousands of farmers from Punjab today tried to march towards Delhi but were stopped at the borders by Haryana Police. The farmers are protesting against the recently passed three farm laws, saying the acts would hurt them as they nowhere assures farmers of minimum support price or MSP.

Haryana Police used tear gas shells to disperse farmers who gathered at Shambhu border near Ambala to proceed to Delhi. Heavy security has been deployed on Delhi-Jammu highway near Karna Lake in Karnal. At the Shambhu inter-state border (Delhi-Haryana), protesting farmers broke barricades, threw some into the river in an attempt to enter the state as part of their Delhi Chalo’ march. The Police used water cannons and teargas to disperse them. Farmers and police faced off at a bridge with the Ghaggar river flowing below and tractors and trucks were lined up while people were seen waving black flags and shouting slogans.

Reacting to it, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh targeted the Haryana government saying, “Why is @mlkhattar govt in Haryana stopping the farmers from moving to Delhi? The tyrannical use of brute force against peacefully protesting farmers is totally undemocratic & unconstitutional,” he said, asserting that “the hands that feed the nation deserve to be held, not pushed aside.”

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    18:13 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Heavy traffic at Delhi-Gurugram border due to checking of vehicles

    Farmers march: Heavy deployments and tight checking of vehicles at the borders have led to massive jams on roads connecting Gurugram and Delhi. ANI shared a number of pictures showing traffic congestion at Delhi-Gurugram (Haryana) border due to checking of vehicles in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' protest march.

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    17:59 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Farmers march: Latest advisory by Delhi Metro

    Farmers protests | As advised by Delhi Police, Metro services will be available only from Delhi towards the NCR sections tomorrow. However, services from the NCR stations towards Delhi will not be available due to security reasons till further notice: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

    17:16 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Amarinder Singh played the most bungling role: Sukhbir Singh Badal

    Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal: Farmers don't want to begin their campaign under any political flag. Farmers of all parties stand united on this (Farm Laws) issue. Captain Amarinder Singh played the most bungling role as he didn't protest at all. A CM's pressure on Centre matters a lot. If CM wants, he can resolve a lot of things. Captain Amarinder Singh should have put pressure by going to Delhi and holding a meeting with Centre. Also, I want to appeal farmers of Haryana that they should support Punjab farmers.

    17:14 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Convince farmers on MSP, not me, Amarinder Singh hits back at Khattar

    Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh: Shocked at your response ML Khattar Ji. It's the farmers who've to be convinced on MSP, not me. You should've tried to talk to them before their Dilli Chalo. And if you think I’m inciting farmers then why are Haryana farmers also marching to Delhi?

    17:05 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    'Only tweeting, running away from talks', Khattar slams Amarinder

    Farmers protests: A war of words broke out between ML Khattar and Amarinder Singh after the Haryana government stopped protesting farmers from Punjab at the border. The Haryana chief minister urged Amarinder Singh to stop inciting innocent farmers against the three farm laws at the heart of protests by farmers. He reiterated that minimum support price would not be impacted by the new laws but targeted the Punjab chief minister for 'inciting' farmers against the acts. READ FULL STORY 

    16:40 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Security tightened at Delhi-Haryana border near Singhu

    Delhi: Security tightened and barricading being done at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' call.

    16:28 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Stop inciting farmers, Haryana CM responds to Amarinder Singh

    Haryana CM ML Khattar to Punjab CM: 'Capt Amarinder ji, I have said it earlier and I am saying it again, I will leave politics if there'll be any trouble on the MSP - therefore, please stop inciting innocent farmers. I've been trying to reach out to you for the last 3 days but sadly you decided to stay unreachable - is this how serious you are for farmer's issues? You're only tweeting and running away from talks, Why? Time for your Lies, Deception and Propaganda is over - let the people see your real face. Please stop putting the lives of people in danger during the Corona pandemic. I urge you to not play with the lives of the people - at least avoid cheap politics during the time of pandemic.'

    15:20 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Heavy security deployed for surveillance at Singhu border

    Delhi: Heavy security deployed and drones being used for surveillance at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' call. DCP says, “No farmer groups are moving in this direction. Same information was shared by my counterparts. We're checking vehicles.” 

    14:28 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Haryana Police use water cannons to disperse protesting farmers headed to Delhi

    Haryana: Police use water cannons and tear gas shells to disperse protesting farmers headed to Delhi as they tried to break through police barricades at Sadopur border in Ambala.

    14:22 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Punjab CM condemns Haryana govt’s attempts to prevent farmers from marching to Delhi

    Farmers march to Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh condemns Haryana government’s forcible attempts to prevent farmers from marching to Delhi. The chief minister asks why Manohar Lal Khattar's government was stopping farmers, terms use of force as undemocratic and unconstitutional: Punjab Chief Minister's Office

    13:55 (IST)26 Nov 2020
    Delhi Police refuse permission for protest in National Capital

    On Wednesday, the Delhi Police said that it had rejected requests received from various farmer organisations to protest in the national capital against the farm laws on November 26 and 27. "Various farmer organisations have requested permission for protest in Delhi on November 26 and 27. We have conveyed to them in writing and through various media also that the protest is not permitted in view of the latest DDMA guidelines," Delhi Police said. 

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