With farmers preparing to block the road and picket toll plazas on the border with Delhi on Saturday in response to a call from protesting farmers’ unions to intensify their agitation against the three agricultural sector laws, it has unfolded police personnel to protect toll booths. and ensure smooth traffic, Faridabad police said.
Up to 3,500 police officers will be deployed to the five toll plazas in the area, according to a statement. Police station officers and the Police Reserve Force of the respective stations will also be deployed and personnel will be equipped with riot gear.
The ongoing protest by farmers against the three new farm laws entered its seventeenth day today with farmers’ unions now threatening to block the train tracks.
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