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Security beefed up at Delhi's Jantar Mantar as farmers begin protest

Mukesh Tandon

Press Reporter News Service

Sonepat, July 22

Following the decision of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), farmer leaders on Thursday staged a protest in opposition to the three central farm legal guidelines.

As many as 200 protesting farmers from varied organisations led by union leaders, together with Hanan Molla, Rakesh Tikait, Yogendra Yadav, Manjeet Singh Rai, Ruldu Singh Mansa and Shiv Kumar ‘Kakka’, reached Jantar Mantar in 5 buses.

Farmers of assorted organisations from Punjab, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and different states have additionally moved in the direction of Delhi.

Rakesh Tikait, SKM chief, reiterated that the protests can be peaceable and they might hoist the Nationwide Flag on Independence Day.

Yogendra Yadav, one other SKM chief, mentioned, “We’re going peacefully to protest at Parliament and to inform the federal government about our objections right this moment. Wherever the police will cease us, we’ll begin our ‘Kisan sansad’.”

Hundreds of farmers had been protesting at Singhu, Tikri, Shazanpur and Ghazipur borders in Delhi for the previous eight months in opposition to the three farm legal guidelines enacted by the Union Authorities and for authorized assure for the MSP.

In the meantime, safety at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi has been tightened in view of the protest amid the monsoon session of Parliament, officers mentioned. Enough safety preparations have been made and police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed, they mentioned.

Jantar Mantar is metres away from Parliament Home the place the monsoon session is below manner.

Farmers will maintain protest at Jantar Mantar until 5 pm. with PTI inputs

 

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