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Farmers protest: Center holds conversation, tractors march towards Delhi, borders sealed | Major updates

Delhi will witness farmers’ protest on Tuesday as Samyukta Kisan Morcha and Kisan Mazdoor Morcha have issued a ‘Delhi Chalo’ call on their demands, including enactment of a law ensuring minimum support prices for crops.

Farmers protest: here are the main updates

Gurugram: Police personnel put up barricades at the Delhi-Gurugram border near Sirhaul Toll Plaza ahead of the scheduled march of protesting farmers in Gurugram on Monday, February 12, 2024. (PTI)

• Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Arjun Munda have been holding talks with farmer leaders in an effort to dissuade them from the ‘Delhi Chalo’ march. The discussions involve addressing issues like the MSP law and withdrawal of cases against farmers.

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• A large number of tractors have left from different parts of Punjab to join the planned farmers’ march towards Delhi.

• The Haryana Home Department has issued a directive to officials, instructing them to comply with the rules outlined in the Haryana Recovery of Damage to Property During Disturbance to Public Order Act, 2021.

• Haryana authorities have beefed up security at the state borders with Punjab at several places, using concrete blocks, iron nails and barbed wire to thwart the proposed farmers’ march.

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• A total of 114 paramilitary companies and Haryana Police are deployed in the state to provide security for the ‘Delhi Chalo’ march.

• Authorities have beefed up security at the Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders in Delhi to prevent entry of vehicles carrying protesters. Police also use drones for surveillance.

• Noida police have warned of traffic pressure on routes to and from Delhi due to the proposed farmers’ protest. A petition has been filed in the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the border closure and suspension of mobile internet services.

• Meanwhile, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah condemned the arrest of state farmers in Madhya Pradesh who were heading to Delhi for the protest.

With inputs from PTI, ANI

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