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Farmers protest LIVE updates: Talking, not causing inconvenience, says union

BusinessToday.In, | December 22,2020 13:49 IST

Farmers groups have urged Bihar farmers unions to join stir. Groups from Maharashtra are on their way to Delhi to join agitation.

 

 

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  • Farmers protest LIVE updates: Unions to decide on reply to government
  • Dec 22, 2020 11:42 (IST)

    Talking, not causing inconvenience, says BKU

    “We are not causing inconvenience to anyone. Yesterday, farmers were only talking to commuters for a few minutes on Delhi-Ghazipur road and didn't block any road. Farmers told commuters that they should discuss farmers' issues at their home too,” says BKU Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.


     

  • 11:42 IST: “We are not causing inconvenience to anyone. Yesterday, farmers were only talking to commuters for a few minutes on Delhi-Ghazipur road and didn't block any road. Farmers told commuters that they should discuss farmers' issues at their home too,” says BKU Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.


     

  • Dec 22, 2020 11:09 (IST)

    Traffic advisory

    Ghazipur border closed for traffic from Delhi to Ghaziabad. It was already closed for traffic from Ghaziabad to Delhi. Traffic diverted from Nizammudin Khattha, Akshardham and Ghazipur Chowk for onward journey via Anand Vihar, Apsara, Bhopra, DND: Additional CP Traffic, Outer Range, Delhi

     

  • 11:09 IST: Ghazipur border closed for traffic from Delhi to Ghaziabad. It was already closed for traffic from Ghaziabad to Delhi. Traffic diverted from Nizammudin Khattha, Akshardham and Ghazipur Chowk for onward journey via Anand Vihar, Apsara, Bhopra, DND: Additional CP Traffic, Outer Range, Delhi

     

  • Dec 22, 2020 10:48 (IST)

    Fresh salvo against Modi govt by Raghav Chadha

    "Modi government seems to be in this ego clash with farmers. Demands of Indian farmers are reasonable. Centre must let go of this ego and agree to all demands of farmers. No resolution seems to be in sight. Government must repeal the three black laws with immediate effect," said AAP Leader Raghav Chadha.

     

  • 10:48 IST: "Modi government seems to be in this ego clash with farmers. Demands of Indian farmers are reasonable. Centre must let go of this ego and agree to all demands of farmers. No resolution seems to be in sight. Government must repeal the three black laws with immediate effect," said AAP Leader Raghav Chadha.

     

  • Dec 22, 2020 10:02 (IST)

    Farmer attempts suicide

    A 65-year old farmer who has been protesting at the Singhu border attempted suicide by consuming poison. He was rushed to a medical facility in Rohtak. The incident happened post midnight and a suicide note was also found.

  • 10:02 IST: A 65-year old farmer who has been protesting at the Singhu border attempted suicide by consuming poison. He was rushed to a medical facility in Rohtak. The incident happened post midnight and a suicide note was also found.

  • Dec 22, 2020 09:59 (IST)

    NH-9 blocked

    Farmers protesting the farm laws have blocked NH-9 at the Delhi-UP border. The highway connecting Delhi-Ghaziabad have been blocked by farmers after some farmer trolleys were stopped from reaching UP gate in Kuthar, and Puranpur.

  • 09:59 IST: Farmers protesting the farm laws have blocked NH-9 at the Delhi-UP border. The highway connecting Delhi-Ghaziabad have been blocked by farmers after some farmer trolleys were stopped from reaching UP gate in Kuthar, and Puranpur.

  • Dec 22, 2020 09:23 (IST)

    Cold wave grips farmers protest

    Delhi: Protesting farmers comfort themselves by lighting bonfire as cold weather conditions continue in the national capital.

    Farmers' protest against Centre's three farm laws enters 27th day at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) pic.twitter.com/7ECu4zpjhz

    — ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2020

  • 09:23 IST:

    Delhi: Protesting farmers comfort themselves by lighting bonfire as cold weather conditions continue in the national capital.

    Farmers' protest against Centre's three farm laws enters 27th day at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) pic.twitter.com/7ECu4zpjhz

    — ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2020

  • Dec 22, 2020 09:19 (IST)

    Union appeals to Bihar farmers to join stir

    Sanyukt Kisan Morcha that has been protesting at the Delhi borders has appealed to the farmers in Bihar to join the agitation to get the benefit of MSP. A statement said that the ‘maximum impact’ of disintegration of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) has been seen in Bihar.

  • 09:19 IST: Sanyukt Kisan Morcha that has been protesting at the Delhi borders has appealed to the farmers in Bihar to join the agitation to get the benefit of MSP. A statement said that the ‘maximum impact’ of disintegration of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) has been seen in Bihar.

  • Dec 22, 2020 09:09 (IST)

    Maharashtra farmers to join stir

    Meanwhile, thousands of farmers from Maharashtra left for Delhi on Monday from Nashik to join the ongoing agitation. The farmers were led by leaders of the Kisan Sabha. Before the march to Delhi, the farmers burned effigies of Central leaders.

     

  • 09:09 IST: Meanwhile, thousands of farmers from Maharashtra left for Delhi on Monday from Nashik to join the ongoing agitation. The farmers were led by leaders of the Kisan Sabha. Before the march to Delhi, the farmers burned effigies of Central leaders.

     

  • Dec 22, 2020 09:08 (IST)

    Nothing new in letter by govt, say unions

    Farmers who have been protesting the new farm laws have said that the letter sent by the Centre offers nothing new as they held a day-long relay hunger strike on Monday.

  • 09:08 IST: Farmers who have been protesting the new farm laws have said that the letter sent by the Centre offers nothing new as they held a day-long relay hunger strike on Monday.