Farmers have been giving an ultimatum to the government for more than a month to protest against three new agricultural laws of the central government on the border adjacent to Delhi. The leaders of the farmers’ organization have verbally said that they will take strict action if a decision is not taken in their favor at the meeting held on January 4. After the meeting, the closing date of petrol pumps, malls etc. will also be announced.
“If the government does not take a decision in our favor on January 4, the protesting farmers ‘organizations will take strict action,” the farmers’ leaders told a news conference. He added that only five per cent of the issues raised by the farmers were discussed in the meeting with the government.
“If there is no new decision in the meeting between the government and the farmers’ organization on January 4, we will hold a tractor procession on January 2,” said farmer leader Yudhbir Singh. The farmers further said that if the talks with the government did not move in the right direction, the protesting farmers on the Haryana-Rajasthan border would move to Delhi. “If the stalemate in talks with the government does not end on January 4, we will announce the dates of closure of all malls and petrol pumps in Haryana,” he said.
In Haryana, all toll plazas will be free. All petrol pumps and stools except private ones will be closed. BJP and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) leaders will face protests in the state and it will continue till their coalition government is dissolved: Bikash Sisar, Haryana peasant leader pic.twitter.com/gFKPO63aKk
– ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2021
Let us know that despite the intensity of heavy winter flow and the temperature reaching 1.1 degrees Celsius on the occasion of New Year in Delhi, farmers continue to perform at the Delhi border. The sixth round of talks between the government and farmers’ organizations on Wednesday agreed to repeal the Electricity Amendment Bill 2020 and the ordinance on the NCR and Air Quality Management Commission in the surrounding areas. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, after a meeting with a 41-member delegation of protesting farmers, said the four issues had been resolved 50 per cent after mutual agreement and the remaining two issues would be discussed on January 4. . In the severe winter, farmers in many states, including Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting against the Centre’s three agricultural laws at the Delhi border for the past one month.
Hundreds of security personnel deployed at the border
Security is tight at Delhi’s borders, where hundreds of security personnel are stationed at the Sinhu, Gazipur and Tikari borders. Protests blocked many places and police had to evacuate traffic on several routes. On Friday, the Delhi Traffic Police tweeted and informed people about the closed routes and asked them to go through other routes. He tweeted, “Traffic at Tikri, Dhansa border is completely closed.” The Jhatikara border is open to light vehicles, one- or two-wheelers and pedestrians. ‘