Ghazipur border, where farmers have been stationed, under the leadership of Rakesh Tikait, is under Section 133, Thursday evening. Uttar Pradesh Police and Delhi Police cops are statione dnear the Ghazipur border in overwhelming numbers, and many suspect some strict action Thursday night.
While Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Naresh Tikait declared ending the farmers’ protest at Ghazipur, his brother Rakesh Tikait had threatened to commit suicide if the UP government tried to move him or the farmers from the agitation.
According to news channels, a man was detained from the protest site in Ghazipur.
Delhi Police held a press conference January 27 to share details of the cases filed in the violent incidences during tractor rally on Republic Day. Minutes later, two unions disassociated themselves from the ongoing protest in wake of the Republic Day violence. Two more unions announced ending this protest on Thursday.
Farmers had been staging a dharna near Delhi borders for past two months, demanding a repeal of three farm laws recently passed by the BJP-led central government. The farmers, apart from a few critics of the government, have raised concerns over MSP, after the implementation of the new laws.