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Wednesday, 2 December 2020

26 farmers headed to Delhi detained

Gurugram, December 1

The police today detained 26 farmers marching from Nuh to Delhi to join the farmer agitation at Singhu border. The farmers were trying to reach Delhi via Tauru but were intercepted and detained.

According to the police, the farmers from Nuh were going to Delhi in 10 vehicles via Tauru in the morning but the Sohna police sent the farmers back to Nuh.

Farmers again made an attempt and reached near Raipur village in the evening. The police tried to reason out with them but they started protesting there.

The police took 26 farmers into custody and took them to Sohna Sadar police station. They were there till the filing of this report.

"This is a violation of our rights. We were headed peacefully to Delhi but were stopped," said Azad Khan, district president, farmer union, Nuh.

Meanwhile, more than 1,000 police personnel have been deployed on three city borders. People are being allowed entry to Delhi only after verification. — OC

from The Tribune

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