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Connaught Place to remain closed on Tuesday, January 26. (HT archive)(HT_PRINT)

Markets unaffected by chakka jam, but turnout low

PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 12:05 AM IST
Sanjeev Mehra, president of Khan Market Traders association, said all shops operated as usual in the upscale market.
Similar protests were held in Hamirpur, Lalitpur, Mahoba and Chitrakoot districts among others with farmers raising slogans in support of their demands, officials said.(Reuters)
Similar protests were held in Hamirpur, Lalitpur, Mahoba and Chitrakoot districts among others with farmers raising slogans in support of their demands, officials said.(Reuters)

UP: Farmers submit memoranda to district authorities asking repeal of farm laws

PTI |
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 08:21 PM IST
We did not participate in the chakka jam (road blockade) but handed over memoranda to the district magistrates in different districts of the state, Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Alok Verma said.
Security personnel at Ghazipur border during farmers protest against farm law, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Security personnel at Ghazipur border during farmers protest against farm law, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

3-hour-long 'chakka jam' ends peacefully. What's next?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 05:52 PM IST
The protesters started their 'Delhi Chalo' movement in November 2020. On Saturday, Rakesh Tikait said the government has 'time' till October to repeal the farm laws.
DMRC said it was prepared to shut down more metro stations if required(AP)
DMRC said it was prepared to shut down more metro stations if required(AP)

Several Delhi metro station gates shut in view of farmers’ ‘chakka jam’ call

UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 12:03 PM IST
  • The metro stations were closed on the orders of the local police to prevent any unruly elements from reaching central Delhi, said DMRC officials.
The protest sites are under multi-layered barricading with barbed wiring on top, concrete walls, trenches, nails boards drilled onto roads, and netting to stop pelted stones. (Representative Image)(ANI)
The protest sites are under multi-layered barricading with barbed wiring on top, concrete walls, trenches, nails boards drilled onto roads, and netting to stop pelted stones. (Representative Image)(ANI)

Farmers' agitation: Normal vehicular movement in Delhi ahead of chakka jam

By karn pratap singh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 11:52 AM IST
Singhu, Tikri, and Ghazipur border points, where thousands of farmers have been camping against the three farm laws for 73 days, continue to remain closed.
Farmer unions have appealed to keep the protests peaceful.(Bloomberg)
Farmer unions have appealed to keep the protests peaceful.(Bloomberg)

Chakka Jam: Delhi-Chandigarh highway blocked at 3 places in Haryana

By Neeraj Mohan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 01:01 PM IST
  • Protesting farmer unions have asked local farmers to ensure the Saturday protests remain peaceful and the movement of ambulances, marriage parties and media persons is allowed.
Police personnel set up barricades at Ghazipur border, ahead of farmers' proposed 'Chakka Jam' against the Centre's three agri laws, in New Delhi, Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.(PTI)
Police personnel set up barricades at Ghazipur border, ahead of farmers' proposed 'Chakka Jam' against the Centre's three agri laws, in New Delhi, Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.(PTI)

Delhi not to be impacted by ‘chakka jam’, say farmer leaders

By shiv sunny, Anvit Srivastava, Soumya Pillai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 02:11 AM IST
The chakka jam will be a part of a series of events scheduled by the farmers’ groups to press their demand for the repeal of the three contentious laws passed by the Parliament in September to deregulate agricultural trade.
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said apart from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will also be exempt of tomorrow's chakka jam.
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said apart from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will also be exempt of tomorrow's chakka jam.

Chakka Jam tomorrow: Timing, services to be affected | All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 10:54 PM IST
Congress has extended support to farmers 'chakka jam' which will be observed in all states, except Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Protesting farmers took out a tractor march on January 26, which turned violent.(AP)
Protesting farmers took out a tractor march on January 26, which turned violent.(AP)

Chakka jam: Delhi Police monitoring social media, tightening overall security

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 03:18 PM IST
Protesting farmers' unions have called a 3-hour, pan-India road blockade on February 6, protesting internet suspensions.
Following the Republic Day violence, farmer leaders have maintained that the incident was a government conspiracy.(Reuters)
Following the Republic Day violence, farmer leaders have maintained that the incident was a government conspiracy.(Reuters)

Farm leaders tell protesters to ensure peace during Feb 6 ‘chakka jam’

By Ashish Mishra, Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 05:19 AM IST
Protesters and security volunteers have also been asked to keep a “tight vigil” to ensure that anti-social elements do not become part of the agitation on February 6 and “disrupt” the movement.
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal during a protest against the farm bills at their native Lambi village in Muktsar district on Friday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal during a protest against the farm bills at their native Lambi village in Muktsar district on Friday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)

Sukhbir, Harsimrat lead Akali chakka jam against farm bills

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 04:56 PM IST
Teachers and government employees associated with Left-wing organisations also joined the farmers in their protest
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