Farmers’ protests: Schools, colleges in Ghaziabad to stay shut on Wednesday

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October 02, 2018 10:20 PM

Thousands of farmers held fort at the Delhi-UP border here Tuesday after police stopped their protest march to the national capital with several including the security personnel getting injured in sporadic violence

Farmers protests, Farmers protests in Delhi, kisan andolan, all india kisan agitationAll schools and colleges in Ghaziabad will remain closed Wednesday in view of the farmers’ agitation. (Express Photo)

All schools and colleges in Ghaziabad will remain closed Wednesday in view of the farmers’ agitation here, officials said Tuesday. The order was issued by District Magistrate Ritu Maheshwari.

“All schools and colleges in Ghaziabad shall remain closed tomorrow as a preventive measure in view of ongoing farmers’ agitation,” Maheshwari tweeted.

Thousands of farmers held fort at the Delhi-UP border here Tuesday after police stopped their protest march to the national capital with several including the security personnel getting injured in sporadic violence, as the protesters refused to go back and rejected the government’s assurance to look into their demands.

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