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Farmers lathicharged at Chandimandir toll plaza

Press Reporter News Service

Panchkula, October 2

Farmers broke barricades with tractors and clashed with the police close to the Chandimandir toll plaza right this moment whereas they had been marching in the direction of Haryana Speaker and native MLA Gian Chand Gupta’s residence in Sector 17 to protest the suspending of paddy procurement, leaving many from each side injured.

Cops attempt to take away a girl protester. Video seize

The police resorted to lathicharge to push again the protesters who had been going to put a siege to Gupta’s residence.

In a press be aware, the police, nonetheless, said that that they had to make use of “gentle drive” when the protesters tried to run over police personnel with tractors, wherein a couple of policemen had been injured.

In “order to take care of peace”, round 40-50 protesters had been taken into custody close to the Chandimandir and Jaloli toll plazas in addition to the BJP district headquarters in Sector 2.

BKU chief Gurnam Singh Charuni addresses the media.

The detainees had been later let off, stated the police. They added that their investigation into the matter was beneath method.

“Primarily based on the videographic proof obtained from the spot, applicable motion might be taken,” the DCP PRO stated.

To register a protest in opposition to the police, Bharatiya Kisan Union (Charuni) president Gurnam Singh Charuni reached the toll barrier within the night. In response to his video message earlier right this moment, “enthusiastic farmers” in massive numbers reached the toll plaza to help him. He had appealed to farmers of the close by areas, together with these from Chandigarh, to assemble on the toll plaza in protest in opposition to the “brutal lathicharge” on farmers.

He additionally tweeted: “It’s a false impression by the federal government that farmers will name off their motion in worry of lathis and placing them in jail. Our agitation will go on till our calls for are met.”

After the discharge of the detained farmers, Charuni known as off the protest and urged the supporters to return residence.

Agitators tried to run over cops: Police

In a press be aware, the police said that that they had to make use of “gentle drive” when the protesters tried to run over police personnel with tractors, wherein a couple of policemen had been injured.

Farmer chief seeks probe by rights panel

Charuni demanded that the Human Rights Fee ought to look into the “goondaism” by the Panchkula police. Based on him, a minimum of seven farmers, together with minors, sustained accidents within the lathicharge by the police.

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