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For the second day, Punjab farmers march through barriers | India News


CHANDIGARH / SONIPAT / AMBALA: For the second day in a row on Friday, Punjab farmers marched through Haryana, breaking through barricades as they faced water cannons and tear gas at various border points in many districts of the state.
Haryana police resealed the borders with Punjab at Ambala for most of the day at Shambhu on the NH-44 and Sadopur on the NH-152. A strong police force was deployed on the borders and hundreds of protesting farmers began to gather at the barricades demanding a peaceful entry into the state.
The police fired tear gas projectiles and used water cannons to disperse the gathering for about two hours, but the farmers managed to break through the barricades on the bridge over the Ghaggar River on the NH-44 near Shambhu. The protesters also threw stones at the police and threw some of the barricades into the river.
Among the protesters who entered Haryana on Friday were around 50,000 farmers in about 10,000 vehicles from the Data Singh Wala border in Patiala district.
All of the Haryana police barricades on the border with Punjab and along the road to Delhi were lifted late Friday afternoon after Delhi police relented and allowed farmers to enter and gather at Nirankari Grounds near Burari in Delhi.

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