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Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of Jantar Mantar farmers' protest | Top points

Farmer groups called a 'mahapanchayat' in Delhi over the rising unemployment in the country. This comes days after a demonstration in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri against union minister Ajay Mishra, and his son Ashish.

Farmers start arriving to take part in the Jantar Mantar protest rally in New Delhi,(ANI)
Published on Aug 22, 2022 08:31 AM IST

As dust settles at Delhi’s Singhu border, protest leaves little behind

During a spot check on Sunday, HT found that the main road is littered with some boulders and debris, with scattered potholes where tents were dug into the ground.

Ghaziabad, India - December 12, 2021: Farmers vacated more than half the protest site on Delhi Meerut Expressway at Ghazipur border in Ghaziabad, India, on Sunday, December 12, 2021. (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Published on Dec 13, 2021 12:11 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Farmers protest: At Singhu, elation makes way for hectic cleaning

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha in its address on Thursday said farmers will start retreating from Delhi’s border points of Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur from 9 am on December 11.

New Delhi, India - December 9, 2021: Farmers dismantle their tents after SKM leaders announced to call off the agitation, at Singhu Border, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, December 09, 2021. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Dec 10, 2021 12:12 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Farm unions clinch deal with Centre, call off protests

The compromise between the Centre and protesting farm unions came after two days of back-channel negotiations that saw proposals being sent back and forth, and 11 rounds of tenuous negotiations that hit a deadlock on January 22, 2021.

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha has accepted a slew of proposals from the Centre, contained in a letter signed by Union agriculture secretary Sanjay Agrawal, towards resolving key agrarian issues. (SAKIB ALI/HT PHOTO.)
Published on Dec 09, 2021 06:29 PM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

At long last, farmers call off year-long protests as govt agrees to all demands

This comes in the wake of the Centre accepting all demands put forward by the protesting farmers, including the withdrawal of all agitation-related cases and compensation to all families of the farmers who died during the course of the movement against the contentious agriculture laws.

The SKM has also written an open letter to the PM seeking immediate resumption of talks with the government over six of their pending demands. In picture - Farmers at Delhi's Singhu border.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 09, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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