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Farmer Protest: Protesters refuse to budge, spend night at Tikri, Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border

Nov. 28, 2020, 8:06 a.m.

Manish Kumar, New Delhi: The farmers’ protest against the recently enacted agricultural laws continues. 

The protesting farmers have camped at Tikri and Singhu border crossing between Delhi and Haryana.

However, farmers from Punjab who have come to Delhi have been allowed to carry out demonstrations at the Nirankari Maidan in Burari. But the farmers are still camping at the border. 

The farmers who were trying to reach Ramlila Maidan were taken into custody by the police and brought to Burani’s Nirankari Maidan.

Farmers traveling towards Delhi via Haryana have been given permission to enter the national capital, but they are still at the Singhu border. 

Farmers Union Punjab president Jagjit Singh says that until the government does not accept the demands the movement will continue.

The atmosphere of tension around the city started to dissipate on Friday after thousands of farmers gathered at various borders of the national capital were allowed to hold a peaceful demonstration in north Delhi. The Delhi Police Commissioner had announced that farmers were being allowed to enter Delhi. 

Earlier the demonstration was becoming violent. The peasants had reached the Delhi border near Haryana and wanted to enter the national capital. But they had a confrontation the Delhi Police and Haryana Police as well as other security forces. 

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