Haryana Police resorted to water cannon to disperse the Punjab farmers in Ambala who have gathered on Chandigarh-Delhi Highway to proceed to Delhi as a part of the ‘Dilli Chalo’ agitation against the Centre’s farm laws 2020.
Punjab farmers are heading towards Delhi in a huge number as a part of ‘Dilli Chalo’ agitation to stage protest against the three farm laws 2020 passed by the Union government.
The farmers are all set for their movement as they are marching to Delhi in tractor-trolleys carrying tents and rations.
In Ambala, the farmers broke down barricades set up by the Haryana police after which clashes erupted between Punjab farmers and police in Ambala.
It is pertinent to mention that the Haryana government has sealed its borders to stop the movement of Punjab farmers. Also, Section 144 has been imposed in several districts of the state.
The police officials said that farmers would not be allowed to enter Haryana under any circumstances. “We have all forces including Rapid Action Force, Haryana Police among the others.”
Meanwhile, Punjab has issued an advisory as people traveling to and from Punjab might face high traffic congestion.
The police suggested not to travel towards these routes: Dera Bassi-Ambala-Naraingarh, Shambhu-Ambala, Devigarh-Pehowa road, Khanauri-Nirwana road, Sardulgarh-Fatehabad road, Bathinda-Dabhawali road.