police can be seen threatening the residents on loudspeaker and asking them to not participate in the 13 February protests. In the video, which is reported to be from Haryana, the police personnel can be heard saying that the cases will lodged against those who will participate in the farmer's protest. “Undeclared emergency is in effect! The dictatorial Khattar government of Haryana is announcing in every village that the passports of those who support the farmers in the movement will be canceled and strict action will be taken against them.
#FarmersProtest2024," Abhay Singh Chautala said in a post on X. Disclaimer: Mint couldn’t independently verify the authenticity of the video clip The police has taken several precautionary steps in expectation of a huge number of people participating in the protests. The officials said that internet services may fluctuate in some regions of Haryana as the administration will prioritize maintaining law and order in the state.
“Shutting down the internet is a violation of freedom of expression and murder of democracy. In view of the farmers' march to Delhi for their demands, the dictatorial Haryana government has issued an order to shut down the internet in the state from tomorrow. To stop the farmers, spikes are being placed on roads at various places in the state," Chautala said in a post on Friday.
The senior officials of Delhi Police have clear orders from the government that they don't want a repeat of the 26 January violence, which occurred during the previous round of farmer's protests. The police have decided to impose Section 144 at the Delhi-UP border and prohibited the entry of protestors in the national capital. “Prohibit entering of Tractors, Trolleys, Buses, Trucks,. Read more on livemint.com