New Delhi: Farmers were sitting on the Ghazi border for several months in protest against the three new agricultural laws of the Center, due to which one side of NH 9 was closed. Due to this, commuters using NH 9 were facing a lot of trouble. Due to this, Noida resident Monika Aggarwal filed a petition in the Supreme Court, the petition highlighted the problems faced by commuters due to the ongoing protest against agricultural laws and demanded the removal of the protesters from the Delhi border. Was. After the October 21 order of the Supreme Court, the police have started the process of removing the barricades after talking to the farmer leaders.
Police started removing barricades from Ghazipur border on Friday. Police say that in the coming days, the movement of traffic on NH 9 will start. A similar sight was also seen on the Tikri border on Thursday night.
DCP (East District) Priyanka Kashyap told that they are removing the barricades from Ghazipur and traffic movement will start in the coming days.
Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are camping at the borders of Delhi to demand repeal of the laws as they claim the new rules will dilute the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system.
A senior police officer said, “They got orders from the superiors and the barricades should be removed. The road has been reopened for traffic. They must have spoken with the farmers and are removing it after assessing the situation.”
In the wake of violence during the farmers’ protests on January 26, the Delhi Police had erected several layers of iron and cement barricades, and at least five layers of barbed wire. Police officers and laborers were also seen removing iron barbed wire on NH 9 in Ghazipur.
DCP (Outer District) Parvinder Singh said, “We are also removing barricades from Tikri border.” JCB machines were seen removing the barricades.
Justice SK Kaul was heading the two-judge bench, which also included Justice MM Sundaresh. The move comes after the Supreme Court’s October 21 order that protesters cannot block public roads indefinitely. Eventually some solution has to be found. We are not against the right to protest even if the legal challenge is pending. But, roads cannot be blocked like this.
The bench was hearing a plea by Noida resident Monika Agarwal, who highlighted the problems being faced by commuters due to the ongoing protest against agricultural laws and sought removal of the protesters from the Delhi border.
Rahul Gandhi’s Latest Jibe As Police Remove Barricades At Farmers’ Protest Site
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government after the Delhi Police began removing barricades at the farmers’ protest site in Ghazipur and said the three “anti-agriculture” farm laws will also be withdrawn soon.
“Only showy barricades have been removed so far, soon the three anti-agriculture laws will also be withdrawn. Hail Annadata Satyagraha,” Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi using the hashtag ‘FarmersProtest’.