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Haryana Blocks Farmers’ March to Delhi | India News


Farmers in great numbers arrived at the Punjab and Haryana interstate borders by tractor wagons on Wednesday to march on to Delhi, which was set to begin on Thursday, even as Haryana police blocked major entry points between the two states to prevent farmers from enter their territory.
The Haryana government sealed the Doomwali-Dabwali border along with the Khanouri-Jind, Sardulgarh, Boha-Ratia, Moonak, Malout and Kalianwali border points. At most of the entry points to Haryana, a large number of rocks were placed on the roads, in addition to barricades.
Activists from 30 agricultural organizations in Punjab, who arrived at the sealed border points on Wednesday, held protests against the border closures, started langars and camped there. “The way the Haryana government is treating Punjab farmers, it seems that Punjab is not part of India and farmers have no right to come to the capital peacefully. This will provoke suspicions among the farmers, ”said BKU Dakonda Secretary General Jagmohan Singh.
BKU Ekta-Ugrahan said that agricultural activists, including women, are ready to move on 4,000 covered trams and 1,600 buses. “The crackdown on farmers by the Haryana police has further emboldened our activists, who are determined to move forward. The fight against the Center with the demand to repeal agricultural laws will be waged as long as activists leave homes fully prepared, ”said BKU Ugrahan President Joginder Singh Ugrahan and General Secretary Sukhdev Singh Kokri.
The activists said they will not get involved in any direct confrontation with the police, but will hold protests where they stop. They said this may lead to the blocking of national roads until farmers are allowed to move into Delhi.
In Haryana, farmers from the northern districts of the state broke through two police barricades in Ambala and Kurukshetra on NH 44 (GT Road). “We will reach Delhi at all costs and break down the barricades, as we have the right to protest against the black laws. Only bullets can stop farmers now, ”said BKU Haryana State President Gurnam Singh Charuni.

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