LIVE: Stone Pelting begins; Paramilitary forces arrive at Singhu border
On the Republic Day, after the violence in the country's capital, Delhi, there was a softening of the movement. But after the uproar on the Ghazipur border, the farmers are once again excited.
NEW DELHI: The farmers' movement has intensified once again. On the Republic Day, after the violence in the country's capital, Delhi, there was a softening of the movement. But after the uproar on the Ghazipur border, the farmers are once again excited. Rakesh Tikait shed tears in front of the media on Thursday evening. After this, farmers from different areas of western UP and Haryana have started reaching Ghazipur border.
Paramilitary forces arrive at Singhu border where clashes had broken out sometime ago.
Locals at Tikri Border:
Situation is out of control at Tikri Border. Locals have gathered demanding the protesters to vacate the area.
Confrontation breaks out. Locals being asked to move by the police at the Singhu Border.
A mahapanchayat of farmers has started in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. Thousands of farmers have gathered here from western Uttar Pradesh. Naresh Tikait, brother of Rakesh Tikait, will address the farmers here.
RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary arrives at Ghazipur border amidst farmers
Farmers from all over the country are coming together on the call of farmer leader Rakesh Tikait. At the same time, many political parties are also visible on the scene. National Lok Dal leader Jayant Chaudhary reached the Ghazipur border on Friday, where he attacked the Modi government.
The farmers have intensified the movement. Meanwhile, the gathering of leaders started on the Ghazipur border. After Jayant Sinha, now Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia reached Ghazipur border today. The Aam Aadmi Party has already supported the farmers' movement.
Rahul attacks the government
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has once again attacked the government. Rahul Gandhi tweeted and said that PM is weakening India by attacking our peasants and laborers, only anti-national forces will be benefited.
BSP will boycott President's address:
BSP chief Mayawati said that the BSP, today, in protest against the demand of withdrawing the three controversial agricultural laws of the agitating farmers of the country and for adopting a very lax attitude in the matter of public interest etc., today It has been decided to boycott the President's address to Parliament.
Along with this, do not make innocent peasant leaders a scapegoat under the guise of riots on Republic Day and the request of the Center to bring back the agricultural laws to normalize the situation in Delhi etc. There is also a lot of truth in the objection of BKU and other leaders of UP in this matter. The government should pay attention.
Gazipur Border sealed:
The police has become alert in view of the agitation of the farmers. The Delhi Traffic Police informed that the Ghazipur border closed today. Traffic diverted from NH 24, NH 9, Road No 56, 57A, Kondli, Paper Market, Telco Tea Point, EDM Mall, Akshardham and Nizamuddin Khatta.
Meeting in Muzaffarnagar:
After the violence and police action during the tractor parade, now the farmer movement is seen taking a different color. On one hand there is strictness of the police, on the other hand, the farmers intensified the movement. In Sisauli, Meerut, Naresh Tikait called on the Panchayat to reach the Ghazipur border with the surrounding farmers. He has called a panchayat of farmers at Government Inter College, Muzaffarnagar at 11 am on Friday.