The group of over 40 farmers’ unions started their tractor rally on the outskirts of Delhi on Thursday.
Shiv Kumar Kakka, national president of the Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh, has brought to the notice of ANI that The farmers had started their rally from Palwal and would be heading to the Singhu border,. The police forces of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi have increased security for the rally.
Braving the severe cold and sporadic rains, thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana, and also from other parts of the country have been joined at several Delhi border points for over 40 days, demanding the repeal of farm laws, a legal guarantee on minimum support price for their crops and other issues.
After the seventh rounds of talks between protesting unions and three Central ministers ended inconclusively farmer, The farmer stuck to their demand for the repeal of three laws, while the government listed out various benefits of the new acts for the growth of the country’s agriculture sector.
Since the farmers arrived at the national capital’s borders, the Delhi Traffic Police has been posting alerts on its official Twitter handle to inform commuters about road closures across the city.
It’s said that Singhu, Auchandi, Piau Maniyari, Saboli, and Mangesh borders were closed for traffic movement, The Chilla and Ghazipur borders are closed for traffic coming from Noida & Ghaziabad to Delhi because of farmer protests. Please take an alternate route for coming to Delhi via Anand Vihar, DND, Bhopra & Loni Borders,” the traffic police said. It said Tikri and Dhansa borders are also closed for traffic movement