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Water Cannons Used As Farmers Protest At Haryana Chief Minister's House

Chandigarh:

Over a thousand farmers – shouting slogans and waving flags in protest in opposition to the controversial farm legal guidelines – gathered exterior Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar’s residence Saturday morning, and introduced their intention to mount an in a single day vigil.

Visuals from the realm present the farmers standing on high of a pile of yellow police barricades and shouting angrily, whereas a handful of safety forces in riot gear look on.

The protesting farmers had been additionally briefly doused with water cannons by Haryana Police, who’ve been deployed in massive numbers on the spot.

Visuals of water cannons getting used present a strong jet of water being fired on the protestors, a few of whom tried to stand up on their autos to flee. Tear gasoline autos have additionally been deployed.

Farmers have additionally been protesting in grain markets in elements of the state, and outdoors the residences of MLAs from the ruling BJP-Jannayak Janata Social gathering alliance in a number of districts.

Yesterday farmers and police within the state clashed but once more as protesters marched in opposition to an occasion attended by Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala in Jhajjar.

Water cannons had been fired to cease them, however dramatic visuals confirmed scores of women and men combating again as they braved the streams of water and pushed via barricades.

Mr Chautala was proven black flags when he reached the protest venue.

Yesterday was additionally the second consecutive day Haryana witnessed farmer-police clashes.

On Thursday chaos broke out in Karnal throughout an occasion organised by the ruling BJP.

Large protests had erupted in Karnal final month after police lathi charged farmers attempting to dam a BJP chief from reaching a celebration occasion. Ten individuals had been injured within the conflict.

There was additionally a surprising video that confirmed IAS officer Ayush Sinha asking policemen to “crack farmers heads”; the Chief Minister later appeared to defend Mr Sinha (whom farmers have mentioned should be punished), saying that he had been required to take strict motion.

Farmers in lots of elements of Haryana have maintained they will not enable any occasions by the ruling occasion and its leaders and have repeatedly blocked highways as a part of their protests.

The state has taken the difficulty of freeway blockades to the Supreme Courtroom.

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