New Delhi: Farmers have been demonstrating for more than two months to cancel the agricultural laws implemented by the Center. After the tractor parade on Republic Day, farmers have now decided to intensify the movement. Farmers’ organizations have announced a nationwide blockade jam for three hours on Saturday. Almost all opposition parties, including the Congress, have lent their support to it. The Chakka Jam will be of three hours and will be done across the country between 12 to 3 pm.
Security has been tightened in Delhi in the wake of Chakkajam. Around 50 thousand security forces have been deployed in the capital. At the same time, borders are being monitored by drones. A team of police is keeping an eye on social media to prevent rumors from spreading. A contingent of security personnel has been kept in reserve. Delhi Metro has stopped movement at eight stations as a precautionary measure. However, farmers say that the chakka jam will be done in a peaceful manner. Drive will be jammed in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Farmers will block traffic on national and state highways for three hours in other parts of the country in a peaceful manner.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said that no roads would be blocked in Delhi, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. However, he said that farmers in these states have been put on standby and will be called to the national capital for protests.
Sanyukta Kisan Morcha said, “There will be no flywheel jam demonstration inside Delhi as all the display venues are already in flywheel jam mode. All avenues will be open to enter Delhi, where the Kisan Protest Front is already located. “
Services required to continue uninterrupted The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) said that essential services such as fire brigades, ambulances and school buses would not be stopped during the ‘Chakka Jam’. Farmers’ organizations have assured that ‘Chakka Jam’ will remain completely peaceful and non-violent and protesters have been asked not to engage in any conflict with government officials or any civilians.
Delhi Police takes vigilance Meanwhile, even though there will be no traffic jam in the national capital, Delhi Police has tightened security along the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders. Delhi Police said, “We are monitoring on social media to ensure that rumors are not spread against the police.” The protesters are camping on the borders of Delhi. We are also in touch with the police forces of other states. “
Delhi Police has put in place elaborate security arrangements to ensure that no one enters the national capital. Massive protests erupted in the national capital on 26 January during a tractor rally organized by farmers. More than 500 police personnel were injured in the clash. A group of protesters hoisted the flag at the Red Fort, drawing severe criticism from all sections.