Farmers’ Protest Live Updates: Sukhbir Badal, Harsmirat Kaur detained; traffic remains closed in many areas

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Updated: September 17, 2021 3:05:43 pm

Farmers' Protest Live Updates: Due to a demonstration call by farmers to assemble at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj, police pickets have been placed in precaution at different areas.

Farmers Protest LiveThe SAD under the leadership of its President Sukhbir Singh Badal had given a call to take out a the march starting from Gurdwara Talab Ganj Sahib to Parliament House against the "anti-farmer" laws passed by the Central government.

Farmers’ Protest Today, Farm Laws Protest Live Updates: Massive traffic jams hit parts of the national capital, including Lutyens’ Delhi and ITO, on Friday amid a protest march organised by members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) against the Centre’s farm laws. The Delhi Traffic Police alerted commuters about closure of specific roads and suggested diversions to avoid any inconvenience. It said most of the calls regarding traffic jam came from New Delhi, Dhaula Kuan, ITO, Vikas Marg, Delhi Gate, Karol Bagh areas. ITO stretch is heavily choked by the vehicles. There was also traffic at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital roundabout. Many commuters took to Twitter to complain about the traffic. Delhi Police have done heavy barricading around Gurudwara Rakab Ganj and Parliament owing to the security situation. It has also detained SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, his wife Harsimrat Kaur and other party leaders.

Taking to Twitter, the Delhi Traffic Police informed about closure of roads at Jharoda Kalan border and suggested commuters to refrain from using these routes in view of the farmers’ movement. “Gurdwara Rakabganj Road, RML Hospital, GPO, Ashoka Road, Baba Kharak Singh Marg will be full due to the farmers’ movement. Please refrain from using these routes,” the Delhi Traffic Police tweeted in Hindi. “Jharoda Kalan border both the roads have been closed by barricading dye to the farmers movement, please refrain from using this route,? another tweet mentioned. “The traffic coming from Gurgaon to Sadar Patel Marg and the traffic coming from Narayan to loop has also been diverted towards Ring Road Moti Bagh, the traffic will remain heavy,” the traffic police said in another tweet. Traffic going from Pusa roundabout towards Shankar Road has also been diverted towards Pusa Road, the traffic police said. Two Delhi Metro stations near Tikri border with Haryana, one of the sites of the ongoing farmers’ protests, were on Friday closed owing to security reasons, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said. The two stations in Haryana — Pandit Shree Ram Sharma and Bahadurgarh City — fall on the Green Line of the network. Later, DMRC informed that entry and exit gates for Bahudargarh City have been opened.

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    15:05 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farm Laws Protest Live Updates: SAD says arrogant Central Government can't impose the anti-farmer laws on farmers

    Farm Laws Protest Live Updates: When dictatorship is a fact, revolution is a duty! The arrogant Central Government can't impose the anti-farmer laws on farmers. The Akali Dal is proud to be the party of farmers, and we'll keep raising our voice against the black laws, says SAD

    14:53 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farm Laws Protest Live Updates: Entry and exit gates for Bahudargarh City have been opened, informs Delhi Metro.

    Farm Laws Protest Live Updates: Entry and exit gates for Bahudargarh City have been opened, informs Delhi Metro.

    14:39 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farm Laws Protest Live Updates: Maharajpur border is closed for traffic movement, informs Delhi Traffic Police

    Farm Laws Protest Live Updates: Maharajpur border is closed for traffic movement, informs Delhi Traffic Police. Jharoda border, Maharajpur border still closed for traffic movement.

    14:17 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farm Laws Protest Live: Narela-Bawana road is closed for traffic movement (both carriageway), says Delhi Traffic Police

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    13:52 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farm Laws Protest Live: A peaceful protest was stopped, claims Sukhbir Singh Badal, Shiromani Akali Dal chief

    Modi govt & Haryana govt stopped our workers. They resorted to baton charge & broke our vehicles. A peaceful protest was stopped. We've come here to give a message to PM Modi that not only Punjab but entire country is against his govt: Sukhbir Singh Badal, Shiromani Akali Dal chief

    13:32 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farmers Protest Live: 15 Akali Dal leaders including Sukhbir Badal, Harsmirat Kaur arrested in Delhi

    Farmers Protest Live: Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal, Harsmirat Kaur Badal among 15 party leaders arrested in Delhi Police while leading a protest march to Parliament against farm laws.

    12:57 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farmers Protest Delhi Live: Akali Dal won't let BJP succeed in its anti-farmer agenda, says party

    Farmers Protest Delhi Live: Annadatas work hard to feed us, and Akali Dal won't let BJP succeed in its anti-farmer agenda. Today, thousands of people will be marching from Gurudwara Sri Rakabganj Sahib to the Parliament House as a show of public will against the anti-farmer laws, says party

    12:36 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farmers Protest Delhi Live: Undeclared emergency, says Badal

    Farmers Protest Live: "Strongly condemn Delhi police for sealing entry points to national capital & detaining Akali Dal workers reaching Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib. Receiving phone calls & videos telling how Police trying to foil protest march to Parl against 3 Farm Laws. It's an undeclared EMERGENCY!"

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    12:27 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farmers Protest Delhi Live: SAD takes out protest March in Delhi

    Farmers Protest Delhi Live: Shiromani Akali Dal takes out a protest march from Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib to the Parliament building on the completion of one year of the Centre's three farm laws.

     

    12:26 (IST)17 Sep 2021
    Farmers Protest Delhi Live: Two metro stations closed, says DMRC

    Farmers Protest Delhi Live: Two metro stations closed, says DMRC

    Farmers from various states have been protesting at Singhu and Tikri on the Delhi-Haryana border and Ghazipur along the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, where they have camped since November 25 last year, seeking repeal of the three new agricultural laws.
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