New Delhi, Agencies. The farmers of Punjab-Haryana are organizing a ‘Delhi Chalo’ march in protest against the central agrarian reform laws. According to the news agency ANI, farmers are moving from Karnal to Delhi. Meanwhile, the statement of Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has come out. He has said that this law is going to bring revolutionary changes. He also appealed to the farmers not to protest and invited them for talks on December 3.
Explain that the ‘Delhi Chalo’ demonstration of the farmers became fierce on the Ambala-Patiala border. The farmers tried to move forward by breaking barricades. There is also news of stone pelting. The police used water canon and tear gas on the farmers. He is traveling towards Delhi with ration-water. Farmer leader Yogendra Yadav has been taken into custody by the police. At the same time, central unions have called a nationwide bandh against labor reforms. The protesters blocked the railway track in West Bengal. Odisha and Kerala have also witnessed the impact of this bandh.
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Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, ‘New agricultural laws are the need of the hour. This is going to bring revolutionary change in the coming times. We have spoken at the Secretary level in Punjab to dispel the misconceptions of our peasant brothers. We will talk on 3 December. I want to appeal to my peasant brothers not to agitate. We are ready to talk about issues and resolve differences. I am sure that our dialogue will have positive results.
– Due to the farmers’ Delhi Chalo movement in protest against agricultural laws, Kalindi Kunj has been blocked near the Delhi-Noida border. SHO Sarita Vihar said, “All the police teams are on alert with high officials everywhere for no protesters to enter Delhi.”
According to news agency IANS, hundreds of farmers, led by Medha Patkar, were barred from entering Uttar Pradesh near Sayan village in Agra district, bordering Rajasthan. Agitating farmers from Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh came to Delhi to protest against farm laws.
According to the information, the farmer leader Yogendra Yadav in Mewat along with his colleagues has been taken into custody by Gurugram Police.
– Protesters have hung over the Punjab-Haryana border. News agency ANI tweeted a video. Demonstrators are seen pelting stones on the Shambhu border.