new Delhi: Haryana Police has registered a case against 13 farmers who showed black flags to the convoy of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar under charges of attempt to murder and inciting a riot.
A group of protesting farmers showed black flags to Khattar when his convoy was passing through the city of Ambala. Some farmers had reportedly tried to stop Khattar, but the police managed to provide a safe passage to the chief minister after some time.
DSP Ambala Madan Lal said, “We have registered cases against 13 farmers under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and have started an investigation into the case.”
The farmers’ movement in Delhi continues on the 29th. Farmers’ unions have asked the Modi government to send a fresh concrete proposal to resume the negotiations. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar stressed that negotiations are the only way to find a solution and the government is committed to reforms in agriculture.
Rahul is not allowed to march
Additional DCP Deepak Yadav said that no permission has been given for the Congress march in Rashtrapati Bhavan today. However, three leaders will be allowed to go to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Please tell that Rahul Gandhi will march with Congress MPs from Vijay Chowk to Rashtrapati Bhavan at 10:45 am today. He and other senior leaders would then meet the President of India and submit a memorandum containing 2 crore signatures for his intervention.
Case filed against Gwalior businessman under new agricultural laws
A case has been registered against a trader under the new farm laws for not paying paddy purchased from farmers in Bajna village of Bhitwar region of Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior district. The Gwalior district administration said that the trader’s house has been auctioned for the farmers to recover their dues pending. The businessman has been identified as Balarama Parihar.