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Farmers Protest Day 2: Roads dug up, borders barricaded as farmers continue 'Delhi Chalo' march

Updated On Feb 14, 2024 01:18 PM IST
  • Police fired tear gas at hundreds of farmers who attempted to break through barricades at the Shambhu border near Ambala, blocking their way to New Delhi.
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Tight security remains in Delhi on the second day of the farmer's protest as farmers vow to continue the 'Delhi Chalo' march. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 14, 2024 01:18 PM IST

Tight security remains in Delhi on the second day of the farmer's protest as farmers vow to continue the 'Delhi Chalo' march. (PTI)

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Security arrangements to prevent a march of farmers to the Capital remained in place on Wednesday, a day after thousands of protesters faced off with security personnel while attempting to cross layers of barricades at the Shambhu border between Haryana and Punjab. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Security arrangements to prevent a march of farmers to the Capital remained in place on Wednesday, a day after thousands of protesters faced off with security personnel while attempting to cross layers of barricades at the Shambhu border between Haryana and Punjab. (AFP)

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The protesters, late on Tuesday night, vowed to resume the march on Wednesday morning, hours after at least 110 of them were injured in clashes with security forces, who used tear gas shells and water cannons. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The protesters, late on Tuesday night, vowed to resume the march on Wednesday morning, hours after at least 110 of them were injured in clashes with security forces, who used tear gas shells and water cannons. (AFP)

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Speaking to reporters at the Sonipat border, Commissioner Satheesh Balan said, "We are confident that farmers won't be able to cross the Sonipat border". (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Speaking to reporters at the Sonipat border, Commissioner Satheesh Balan said, "We are confident that farmers won't be able to cross the Sonipat border". (PTI)

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"Efforts will continue to speak to farmers’ unions in a constructive and positive manner," Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda told reporters on Wednesday. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"Efforts will continue to speak to farmers’ unions in a constructive and positive manner," Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda told reporters on Wednesday. (AFP)

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Farmers, mainly from Punjab, accompanied by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh counterparts, began their ‘Chalo Delhi’ march on Tuesday after their meeting with the Union government remained inconclusive. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Farmers, mainly from Punjab, accompanied by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh counterparts, began their ‘Chalo Delhi’ march on Tuesday after their meeting with the Union government remained inconclusive. (PTI)

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"Police have made preparations at Tikri border. CCTV cameras and mics have been put...Sufficient security is there...Action will be decided according to the situation." Bahadurgarh DSP Jhajjar, Shamsher Bahadur told news agency ANI.  (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"Police have made preparations at Tikri border. CCTV cameras and mics have been put...Sufficient security is there...Action will be decided according to the situation." Bahadurgarh DSP Jhajjar, Shamsher Bahadur told news agency ANI.  (PTI)

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As many as 200 farmer groups and unions are participating in the march. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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As many as 200 farmer groups and unions are participating in the march. (PTI)

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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam at Ghazipur border amid restrictions in vehicular traffic in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' march.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam at Ghazipur border amid restrictions in vehicular traffic in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' march.(PTI)

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As talks between the farmers and government remained inconclusive, the former have taken a call to go ahead with their march to Delhi. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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As talks between the farmers and government remained inconclusive, the former have taken a call to go ahead with their march to Delhi. (PTI)

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Police in New Delhi have banned large gatherings and blocked sections of major routes leading from Punjab, the starting point for most farmers' marches. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Police in New Delhi have banned large gatherings and blocked sections of major routes leading from Punjab, the starting point for most farmers' marches. (PTI)

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Talks on Monday between union leaders and the government failed to yield results, with farmers saying that the government was dragging its feet on meeting their demands. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Talks on Monday between union leaders and the government failed to yield results, with farmers saying that the government was dragging its feet on meeting their demands. (PTI)

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"The government has not been able to make a strong decision on anything... We thought that giving time is not suitable now," Sarwan Singh Pandher, the general secretary of Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC), was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"The government has not been able to make a strong decision on anything... We thought that giving time is not suitable now," Sarwan Singh Pandher, the general secretary of Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC), was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. (PTI)

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Ahead of the farmers' march to the national capital on February 13, Delhi Police on Sunday imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code in North-East Delhi and at the borders with neighbouring Uttar Pradesh to avoid any untoward incidents and ensure law and order. (HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ahead of the farmers' march to the national capital on February 13, Delhi Police on Sunday imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code in North-East Delhi and at the borders with neighbouring Uttar Pradesh to avoid any untoward incidents and ensure law and order. (HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)

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A large number of farmers from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab are expected to march towards the national capital on Tuesday. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A large number of farmers from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab are expected to march towards the national capital on Tuesday. (PTI)

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The protesting farmers are adamant about a piece of legislation guaranteeing MSP, one of the conditions they had set when they agreed to withdraw their agitation against the now-repealed farm laws in 2021. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The protesting farmers are adamant about a piece of legislation guaranteeing MSP, one of the conditions they had set when they agreed to withdraw their agitation against the now-repealed farm laws in 2021. (PTI)

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They are also demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Commission's recommendations, pensions for farmers and farm labourers, farm debt waiver, withdrawal of police cases and "justice" for victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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They are also demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Commission's recommendations, pensions for farmers and farm labourers, farm debt waiver, withdrawal of police cases and "justice" for victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. (PTI)

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