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Farmers’ protest: Traffic diversions in components of Delhi, two metro stations close to Tikri border shut

The Shiromani Akali Dal had given a name to take out a march ranging from Gurdwara Talab Ganj Sahib to Parliament House in opposition to the ‘anti-farmer’ legal guidelines handed by the Centre

Thousands of individuals will likely be marching from Gurudwara Sri Rakabganj Sahib to the Parliament House as a present of public will in opposition to the anti-farmer legal guidelines. Twitter/@Akali_Dal_

In view of a protest march organised by members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in opposition to the Centre’s farm legal guidelines, the Delhi Traffic Police on Friday alerted commuters concerning the closure of particular roads and instructed diversions to keep away from any inconvenience.

Taking to Twitter, the Delhi Traffic Police knowledgeable concerning the closure of roads on the Jharoda Kalan border and instructed commuters chorus from utilizing these routes in view of the farmers’ motion.

Two Delhi Metro stations close to Tikri border with Haryana, one of many websites of the continuing farmers’ protests, have been additionally closed owing to safety causes, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation mentioned.

The two stations in Haryana — Pandit Shree Ram Sharma and Bahadurgarh City — fall on the Green Line of the community.

The DMRC tweeted to alert commuters:

A senior police officer mentioned, “Members of Shiromani Akali Dal have gathered at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj on Friday morning in view of a protest march organised by them against the farm laws.”

The SAD beneath the management of its President Sukhbir Singh Badal had given a name to take out a march ranging from Gurdwara Talab Ganj Sahib to Parliament House in opposition to the “anti-farmer” legal guidelines handed by the Central authorities.

Due to an indication known as by farmers to assemble at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj, police pickets have been positioned in precaution at totally different areas within the nationwide capital whereas site visitors is being launched after automobiles have been checked, a senior site visitors police officer mentioned.

The protesters had given a name for a march from Gurudarwa Rakab Ganj to Parliament to oppose the Centre’s new farm legal guidelines.

“Gurdwara Rakabganj Road, RML Hospital, GPO, Ashoka Road, Baba Kharak Singh Marg will be full due to the farmers’ movement. Please refrain from using these routes,” the Delhi Traffic Police tweeted in Hindi.

“Jharoda Kalan border both the roads have been closed by barricading dye to the farmers’ movement, please refrain from using this route,” one other tweet talked about.

According to police, the highway from Sardar Patel Marg to Dhaula Kuan has been closed for site visitors because of the farmers’ motion.

“The traffic coming from Gurgaon to Sadar Patel Marg and the traffic coming from Narayan to loop has also been diverted towards Ring Road Moti Bagh, the traffic will remain heavy,” the site visitors police mentioned in one other tweet.

Traffic going from Pusa roundabout in the direction of Shankar Road has additionally been diverted in the direction of Pusa Road, the site visitors police mentioned.

With inputs from PTI

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