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Heavy safety and big site visitors diversions on the entry factors in Haryana forward of farmers’ protest march to the nationwide capital on February 13 severely impacted the actions of commuters on Monday.

Amidst the police construct up on virtually all nationwide highways and main roads, the commuters opted village routes to enter Haryana for his or her onward journey.

Sufficient safety preparations have been made in Haryana to stop any untoward incident, a senior police official right here advised IANS.

The sealing of Punjab-Haryana borders by placing up barricades, boulders, tippers crammed with sand and barbed wires and iron spikes, has impacted the motion of vehicular site visitors with large site visitors snarls. Even paramilitary forces have been deployed to stop untoward incidents.

In Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed within the metropolis for 60 days.

Security has been beefed up alongside the Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders to cease protests in Delhi.

Several farmer associations, largely from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab, have known as for the protest.

This has been the second largest protest by the farmers since they agreed to withdraw the agitation in opposition to the now repealed farm legal guidelines in 2021.

Besides a authorized assure for an MSP, the farmers are additionally demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Commission’s suggestions, farm debt waiver and withdrawal of police instances, moreover “justice” for victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Local authorities in Haryana’s Ambala, Jind, Fatehabad and Sirsa districts have sealed virtually all of the entry factors on the Punjab borders by elevating large concrete partitions.

To forestall any disturbance within the legislation and order scenario, the cellular Internet companies shall be suspended in Ambala, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Jind, Hisar, Fatehabad and Sirsa districts until 11.59 p.m. on February 13.

The authorities has suggested commuters to not take the Delhi-Chandigarh freeway.

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