Farmers Protest in Delhi News Updates, Farmers March Live News: The farmers have been demanding the Centre to either withdraw the farm laws or insert the clause of guaranteed minimum support price (MSP) in the acts.
The Delhi Police at protest site. (ANI)
Farmers Protest Today News Updates: Thousands of farmers from Punjab and Haryana have started gathering at the designated protest site — Nirankari Samagam Ground in Burari — in Delhi. After initially denying permission, the Delhi Police yesterday allowed the agitating farmers entry in the city for peaceful agitation against the Centre’s farm laws. However, some groups of protesters have refused to go to the site and continue to sit at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana).
Heavy security deployment has been made at Tikri border as protesting farmers refuse to move from their despite rounds of talks with officials. Protesting farmers have said that their agitation will continue till the farm laws are not withdrawn. “We are here for the long haul,” said the farmers as their protest march entered the third day.
Giving traffic alert, the Delhi Police said that movement was not allowed from outer ring road to Singhu border and Azadpur towards Singhu border. Traffic has been diverted from Azad Pur Terminal Underpass, Azad Pur chowk and G T K Depot. Singhu border is still closed from both sides. Traffic has been diverted from Mukarba Chowk and GTK road. “Traffic is very very heavy. Please avoid outer ring road from signature bridge to Rohini and vice versa, GTK road, NH 44 and Singhu border,” the Delhi Traffic Police said.
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