Police ready for farmers’ march; Security has been increased at Delhi borders Bharat News

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New Delhi: In anticipation of farmers’ organizations’ call for a march to the national capital on February 13, Security measures have been increased near Tikri border. Authorities have placed large containers, cement and iron barricades and water cannons at the Singhu border in Delhi.
This United Kisan Morcha and the Kisan Mazdoor Morcha jointly announced a ‘Delhi Chalo’ march, in which more than 200 farmer organizations will participate on February 13. It aims to pressure the Center to address various demands, including enacting legislation to ensure minimum support. Price for the crop (MSP). Besides seeking legal guarantees for MSP, farmers are advocating for implementation of the Swaminathan Commission recommendations, pensions for both farmers and farm labourers, waiver of farm debt, withdrawal of police charges and ‘justice’ for those affected. Violence in Lakhimpur Kheri.
The Delhi Police on Sunday said it was necessary to issue a precautionary order under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 on the Tikri border to protect lives and property in the area.

“Information has been received that some farmers’ organizations have given a call to their supporters to assemble/march in Delhi on February 13 for their demands on MSP and other laws. They are likely to sit on the Delhi border till their demands are met. is. In order to avoid any untoward incident and maintain law and order, it is necessary to issue a precautionary order under Section 144 Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 to protect life and property in the area,” the order said.
Meanwhile, the Haryana government has announced the suspension of mobile internet, bulk SMS and all dongle services in some districts till February 13. According to a notification issued by the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government, mobile internet services will be suspended on the seventh. Districts—Ambala, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Jind, Hisar, Fatehabad and Sirsa—from 6 am on February 11 to 11:59 pm on February 13.
At the Shambhu border, the road at the Ghaggar flyover is closed to traffic, with police putting up cement barricades to block entry. Additional items such as barbed wire, sandbags and concrete blocks have been stored at this location. View cutters and frames are also being erected on the flyover and the Ghaggar riverbed has been excavated to prevent farmers from reaching the highway.

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In Jind, two roads near the Haryana-Punjab border have been sealed for vehicular traffic, and restrictions have been imposed on two additional roads, as confirmed by a police official on Sunday.
Meanwhile, in Fatehabad district, police deployed cement barricades and spike strips on Jakhal Road to prevent protesters from Punjab from advancing towards Delhi.

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In response to the situation, the Haryana Police issued a traffic advisory on Saturday, urging commuters to find alternative routes. For travelers traveling from Chandigarh to Delhi, suggested options include routes via Derabassi, Barwala/Ramgarh, Saha, Shahbad, Kurukshetra or Panchkula, NH-344 Yamunanagar Indri/Pipli, Karnal. Similarly, passengers traveling from Delhi to Chandigarh are advised to consider routes via Karnal, Indri/Pipli, Yamunanagar, Panchkula or Kurukshetra, Shahabad, Saha, Barwala, Ramgarh as per police directions.
In 2020, farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, maintained a year-long protest at various border points in Delhi—Singhu, Tikri and Gazipur—voicing against three agricultural laws, which have since been repealed.

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