Farmers' protest: Center holds talks, tractors march to Delhi, borders sealed | Latest News India

Delhi will witness farmers' protests on Tuesday as the Samyukta Kisan Morcha and the Kisan Mazdoor Morcha have put out their demands in a 'Delhi Chalo' call, including passing a law guaranteeing minimum support prices for crops.

Farmers protest: Here are the top updates

Gurugram: Police personnel put up barricades at the Delhi-Gurugram border near Sirhaul Toll Plaza ahead of the planned march of protesting farmers in Gurugram on Monday, February 12, 2024. (PTI)

• Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Arjun Munda held talks with farmer leaders to dissuade them from the 'Delhi Chalo' march. The discussions will cover issues such as the MSP law and withdrawal of cases against farmers.

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• A large number of tractors have left from various parts of Punjab to join the planned farmers' march towards Delhi.

• The Haryana Home Ministry has issued a directive to officials directing them to adhere to the rules of the Haryana Compensation for Damage to Property during Disturbance to Public Order Act, 2021.

• Authorities in Haryana have stepped up security at various locations along the state's borders with Punjab, using concrete blocks, iron nails and barbed wire to thwart the planned farmers' march.

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• A total of 114 paramilitary companies and Haryana Police have been deployed in the state to ensure security of the 'Delhi Chalo' march.

• Authorities have beefed up security at Delhi's Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders to prevent entry of vehicles carrying protesters. The police also use drones for surveillance.

• Noida police have warned of traffic pressure on routes to and from Delhi due to the planned farmers' protest. A petition has been filed in the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the closure of borders and suspension of mobile internet services.

• Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has condemned the arrest of state farmers in Madhya Pradesh who were on their way to Delhi for the protests.

With inputs from PTI, ANI

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