Farmers protest LIVE updates The meeting will be held at the Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration in Sector 26 at 5 pm. Farmers protest: Delhi Police imposes Sec 144, tightens security till 12 March The first meeting of the farmer leaders and the three Union ministers was held on February 8.
The agitated farmers are demanding a legal guarantee for minimum support price (MSP), implementation of the Swaminathan Commission's recommendations, pensions for farmers and farm labourers, farm debt waiver, withdrawal of police cases, and "justice" for victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Farmers protest: 200 farm unions to march to Delhi on Feb 13 | 10 points Meanwhile, police in Delhi, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh have made elaborate security arrangements at borders by installing concrete barricades, barbed wire, and nails on the road to prevent the entry of farmers towards the parliament.
Delhi Police has imposed Section 144 across the national capital in view of widespread tension and "social unrest" till 12 March. Opposition parties have slammed the Centre for allegedly "harassing" farmers who wanted to join the 'Delhi Chalo' march.
Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory for planned farmers' march. Details here Haryana government has suspended internet and bulk SMS service in its seven districts as well.
Multiple traffic advisories have been issued by Delhi Police and Haryana Police, asking commuters to take alternative routes in view of farmers' protest. Milestone Alert!
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