Several Delhi Metro Stations Closed Ahead Of Farmers' "Chakka Jam" At Noon

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Several Delhi Metro Stations Closed Ahead Of Farmers’ “Chakka Jam” At Noon

Chakka Jam: The entry and exit gates at a number of Delhi metro stations have been closed.

New Delhi:

The Delhi Metro Rail Company (DMRC) has closed the entry and exit gates at a number of metro stations, primarily in north and central Delhi, forward of a three-hour “chakka jam” (street block) throughout the nation by the protesting farmers.

The entry and exit gates of Mandi Home, ITO, Delhi Gate, Vishwavidyalaya, Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Janpath, Central Secretariat, Khan Market and Nehru Place are closed as a precautionary measure because of the protests towards the brand new agriculture legal guidelines.

Additional safety has been deployed and barricades have been strengthened, which can doubtlessly result in site visitors congestion on many key Delhi roads. In depth measures have been undertaken on the Ghazipur border level with even water cannon autos deployed.

The Crimson Fort space, the largest level of disturbance on Republic Day, has obtained explicit focus immediately.

Nevertheless, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella physique of the farmer unions protesting the three farm legal guidelines, stated on Friday the protesters is not going to block roads in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand throughout the ”chakka jam”, even because it asserted that peasants in different components of the nation will block nationwide and state highways for 3 hours, however in a peaceable means.

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Forces have additionally been deployed at necessary junctions throughout the nationwide capital together with Crimson Fort and ITO which witnessed violence on January 26 throughout the tractor parade by the protesting farmers by which over 500 police personnel have been injured and a protester died.

Police are additionally utilizing drone cameras to maintain a decent vigil at protest websites.

Farmers have been protesting on the completely different borders of the nationwide capital since November 26 towards the three newly enacted farm legal guidelines – Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Safety) Settlement on Worth Assurance and farm Providers Act 2020 and the Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020.