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Farmers from Punjab and Haryana to march to capital against farm laws – gurugram

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Haryana farmers will gather in four different places in the state on November 26 and march towards Delhi to participate in the ‘Dilli Chalo’ protest on November 26 and 27 against the three agricultural bills of the central government.

Yogendra Yadav, Swaraj India coordinator, who has been touring different farmers markets in southern Haryana, said on Tuesday that a large number of farmers from Haryana and across the country were preparing to take part in the Dilli Chalo protest. He also said, while addressing a press conference at Gurugram, that the state government should not be cautious about this protest and refrain from detaining farmer leaders in the state.

Yadav said that the farmers’ protest will continue indefinitely if the central government does not comply with their demands. “The main demands include the repeal of the three central agricultural laws and how they are against farmers and against the people. The government does not need to take repressive measures as this movement is peaceful. Wherever the police stop them at a barricade, they, instead of opposing, will sit on the road to protest, ”Yadav said.

The Swaraj India leader said farmers will meet in Panchgaon, Sampla, Kundli and Sector 12, Faridabad on November 26 from where they will march to Delhi. “Lakhs of farmers from Punjab are preparing to arrive in Delhi and will join their counterparts in Haryana. We are afraid that the authorities will prevent the movement of peaceful protesters, ”said Yadav, one of the organizers.

The farmers’ protest is taking place under the auspices of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC).

The AIKSCC, in a separate statement issued Tuesday, said the three farm laws and the Electricity Bill of 2020 will ruin entire generations of Indian farmers by handing over control of agriculture, marketing, and food supply chains. to agro-industrial corporations.

Meanwhile, the Haryana government issued a travel advisory, stating that travelers may face traffic blockages on roads at the Punjab entry points to Haryana on November 25 and 26 and at the Haryana entry points to Delhi. on November 26 and 27.

A spokesman for the Haryana police said that in view of Dilli Chalo’s protest, the civil and police administrations have made arrangements to maintain law and order, ensure smooth circulation and safety.

The Union Ministry of the Interior delegated three Rapid Action Force (RAF) companies in Haryana on Tuesday evening to handle the law and order situation. Following a video conference with the union’s interior secretary on Tuesday night, an official said the state government requested five RAF companies from the ministry, but initially obtained three.

One RAF company will deploy tonight with Ambala police scope, while two companies will deploy with Hisar police scope on Wednesday. If the Center agrees to the deployment of two additional RAF companies, each will be deployed to the Ambala police field and Sonepat district.

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