Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, October 7
Police in Sirsa on Wednesday detained almost 100 farmers who had been sitting on dharna to protest the contentious farm legal guidelines at Bhumman Shah Chowk since Tuesday evening.
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav was additionally taken into custody by police in Sirsa.
I’ve been detained by Haryana Police for becoming a member of peaceable dharna at Sirsa.
Dharna website demolished. About 100 farmers and leaders arrested.
Clearly, Haryana govt is rattled by farmers’ questions, bent upon utilizing brutal power to stop dissent. https://t.co/vEWxUWW9UN
— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) October 7, 2020
The detained farmers had been taken to police traces in buses.
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Lots of of farmers had assembled in Sirsa on Tuesday for a sit-in outdoors the residences of Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala and Energy Minister Ranjit Singh.
The farmers later determined to take a seat on an indefinite dharna at Bhumman Shah Chowk adjoining to the residences of the 2 leaders.
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Invoice, the Farmers’ (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement of Worth Assurance and the Farm Providers Invoice; and Important Commodities (Modification) Invoice, which had been handed by Parliament final month.