The farmers’ agitation ‘Kisan Kranti Yatra’ came to an end after they were allowed entry into Delhi late night. Earlier yesterday there ensued a scuffle between those who led the agitation and Delhi Police who stopped them at the Ghaziabad-Delhi Border of UP Gate (near Ghazipur) by water canons and tear gas shells were used to stop the farmers on their tracks as they tried to break down the layer of barricades put up by the Delhi Police whose as many as 5,000 personnel were guarding the borders. Top brass of Delhi Police including Commissioner Amulya Patnaik visited the Delhi border and took stock of the situation. The farmers went to Kisan Ghat in Delhi and are now returning.

Meanwhile, SSP Ghaziabad Vaibhav Krishna and his men who did a perfect job handling the farmers agitation well, as most of the time they were in Ghaziabad district. Earlier yesterday and day before, the Ghaziabad DM Ritu Maheshwari and SSP together with other senior officials of Meerut Zone frantically tried to stop farmer leaders led by BKU leaders Rakesh Tikait & Naresh Tikait, from entering Delhi but they were adamant.

SSP Vaibhav Krishna informed that the deadlock over entry of Kisan Kranti Yatra into Delhi has amicably been resolved. According to him, Delhi Police has allowed entry of this Yatra into Delhi in the night of October 2.  The yatra consisted of 189 tractor-trolleys, 3 DCMs, 3 buses, 28 other four-wheelers at the moment.

However, NH-24 remained out of bounds for all traffic coming to and from Delhi and Ghaziabad & Noida. Sources said that there are chances that today also that NH-24 will remain clogged as the farmers will be returning from Delhi. However, the earlier restrictions put up by the traffic police for NH-24 do not stand now.

 

 

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