Internet Suspension in Haryana: Violence had erupted at the Red Fort and a major clash occurred between Delhi Police and Farmers yesterday during the tractor march in Delhi on Republic Day 2021.
Protesting farmers on Tuesday also hoisted a flag at the Red Fort in Delhi.
The state government suspended the internet services in the three districts of Haryana after a tractor parade in Delhi by farmers in protest of the central government’s three agriculture laws.
Haryana has extended the suspension of internet and SMS services in Sonepat, Palwal and Jhajjar districts by 24 hrs.
The officials said, only voice calls will be available.
The violence also occurred in Haryana where the police lathi charged farmers on Tuesday as they break police barricades in Faridabad to carry a tractor march in Delhi. A video showed Haryana Police lathi charge protesters in Palwal as well.
Police had placed barricades at Karnal Bypass and Ghazipur and other border points where a scuffle broke out between the police and farmers earlier in the day.
Haryana police had resorted to tear gas shells and lathi charge during the tractor march. while unstoppable farmers continued to break barricades and march towards the national capital.
Delhi Police in a press conference today said that they have arrested 19 people and detained 50 people so far in connection with 25 cases they have registered over Tuesday’s violence.
Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders. Despite 11 rounds of meeting between the protesting farmers and the Centre, no conclusion has come out so far. No date has been fixed for the next meeting.
The farmers have been protesting against the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.