Farmers’ Protest LIVE Updates: Heavy Security at Delhi-Ghazipur Border, Internet Suspended Till Tonight

Farmers’ Protest, 31 January 2021: The Delhi Police has till Saturday registered at least 38 cases and arrested 84 people in connection with the violence in the national capital on Republic Day. Cases were also filed against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, India Today senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai, the Caravan and others for allegedly misleading the public regarding the death of a protester at ITO during the violence on Republic Day. Prominent Gurjar leader of western Uttar Pradesh Madan Bhaiyya has extended his community’s support to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) in its ongoing protest against the new three farm laws. Earlier, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait charged at the Centre asking why it does not want to repeal the farm laws despite the farmers repeatedly demanding. He further promised that they will not let the government bow its head before the world. Also Read – Ghazipur NH-24 Closed For Commuters as Farmers Swarm to Join Protests

Notably, as the agitation intensified at Delhi borders near Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur, internet services were suspended till Sunday night in order to maintain public safety and averting public emergency. Around 3,000 security personnel including those from the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC), Rapid Action Force (RAF) in anti-riot gears and civil police, have been deployed at the protest sites. Also Read – Farmers’ Protest: Have to Think About Nation, Government’s Proposal on Farm Laws Still Stands, Says PM Modi at All-Party Meet | Key Points

Here are the latest updates on farmers’ protest: Also Read – Internet Suspended For 2 Days at Delhi Borders Amid Farmers’ Protest

10.46 AM: Visuals from Ghazipur border

10.40 AM: Heavy security deployment continues at Singhu border.

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