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Farmers’ protest: Several Delhi borders continue to remain closed

ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
Apr 26, 2021 08:56 AM IST

Farmers have refused to call off the stir despite the current surge in Covid-19 cases and the lockdown imposed by the Delhi government till May 3. They have, however, vacated one carriageway of the Kundli highway at Singhu border

Several borders of Delhi with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (UP) continued to remain closed for traffic movement on Monday due to the ongoing farmers’ agitation against three farm laws.

Children study at a temporary school at a protest site during a farmer's protest against the new farm laws, at the Delhi-Ghazipur border in New Delhi. (File photo)
Children study at a temporary school at a protest site during a farmer's protest against the new farm laws, at the Delhi-Ghazipur border in New Delhi. (File photo)

Farmers have refused to call off the stir despite the current surge in Covid-19 cases and the lockdown imposed by the Delhi government till May 3. They have, however, vacated one carriageway of the Kundli highway at Singhu border.

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Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Sunday wrote to Delhi Police, asking that the barricades on Delhi side be removed for smooth passage of oxygen, tankers, ambulances, and other essential services.

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For those coming to Delhi from Uttar Pradesh, Ghazipur border has been closed. The traffic police advised them to take routes passing through Anand Vihar, DND, Loni DND and Apsara borders. Commuters can also take Chilla border.

The entry and exit points between Delhi and Haryana, passing through Singhu, Tikri, Auchandi, Piau Manyari and Saboli and Mangesh, have continued to remain closed.

The traffic police has advised commuters to take alternate route via Lampur Safiabad, Palla & Singhu school toll tax borders.Traffic has been diverted from Mukarba & GTK road.

Commuters can choose other border routes, such as the Delhi-Gurgaon and Delhi-Faridabad stretches, opening between the two states.

Meanwhile, one carriageway of NH-9, or the Meerut Expressway, from Delhi towards Uttar Pradesh was opened by the Delhi Police on Sunday for the movement of ambulances.

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