As 1000’s of farmers marched in direction of the nationwide capital through the ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest march, strict safety measures had been put in place across the borders of Delhi and neighboring states to stop them from coming into town.
As farmer convoys approached Delhi, safety personnel had been on excessive alert. Part 144 has been applied, North East District DCP Ankit Singh stated, to limit public gatherings and entry of tractor carts into Delhi. To make sure peace and order, almost 2,000 troops from varied items, together with the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and the Crime Department, have been deployed, he said.
The ‘Delhi Chalo’ march comes after unproductive negotiations between farmer leaders and Union ministers, with the previous eager to push their agenda regardless of heavy safety presence.
Following are the strict safety measures taken for the farmers’ protest:
Haryana officers have beefed up safety alongside the state’s border with Punjab utilizing concrete blocks, iron nails and barbed wire in Ambala, Jind, Fatehabad, Kurukshetra and Sirsa. Riot management autos, together with water cannons, have been stationed across the borders of Punjab and Haryana to stop approaching protesters.
Safety guards stand guard on a blocked route on the Shambhu border forward of a farmers’ protest march in direction of Delhi.
To forestall entry into Delhi, multi-layered barricades have been erected at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders. These obstacles, strengthened with concertina wires, nails, concrete blocks and containers, are supposed to stop protesters from breaching town’s fortifications. Drones are getting used to look at the scenario from above.
Greater than 50 corporations of Delhi Police and paramilitary troops, armed with tear fuel launchers, physique armor, helmets, batons and fashionable weapons, are stationed at essential locations alongside Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders. Superior weaponry can be able to cope with any escalation through the protest march.
Police conduct a tear fuel drill on the Shambhu border forward of a farmers’ march to Delhi. Protesting farmers are hampered by multi-layered border obstacles manufactured from iron barricades, jersey obstacles, transport containers, barbed wire fences, iron nails, hydraulic cranes, buses and different autos.
For a month, Delhi Police has been issuing prohibitory orders banning tractors, vans and different autos from coming into town in procession. Visitors restrictions have additionally been imposed at Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders to stop protesters from coming into Delhi.