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308 Pakistan-based Twitter tries to disrupt farmers’ R-Day rally: Delhi Police | India News


NEW DELHI: Delhi police said Sunday that more than 300 Twitter identifiers have been generated in Pakistan to create unrest during the farm tractor rally in the national capital on Republic Day.
“Through intelligence and various other agencies, we have been continuously receiving information on threats to create disturbances during the tractor rally. 308 Twitter identifiers were generated from Pakistan between January 13 and 18 to create confusion,” Dependra said Pathak, Special CP (Intelligence), Delhi Police.
Pathak said that in view of the threat, adequate security arrangements will be provided during the tractor rally after the Republic Day parade concludes.
“It will be a challenging task for us, but the rally will take place amid tight security after the Republic Day parade ends,” Pathak told a news conference.
In detailing the plan, Pathak said the demonstration will enter Delhi from the Tikri, Singhu and Ghazipur borders and return to its points of origin.
“From Singhu, you will go through Kanjhawala, Bawana, Auchandi border, KMP highway and then return to Singhu. From Tikri border, you will go to Nagloi and pass Najafgarh and western peripheral highway. From Ghazipur border, the rally will go to 56ft Road and return to its point of origin via the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal Expressway, “he said.
On Saturday, farmers’ unions received permission to hold a tractor march on January 26 as a sign of protest against the Center’s three farm laws.
Enacted in September last year, the three agricultural laws have been projected by the Center as important reforms in the agricultural sector that will eliminate middlemen and allow farmers to sell their products anywhere in the country.
However, protesting farmers have expressed fear that the new laws would pave the way to remove the safety cushion of the minimum support price and end the ‘mandi’ (wholesale market) system, leaving them at the mercy of large corporations. .
(With inputs from agencies)

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