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Haryana: Farmers gherao homes of CM, other BJP MLAs over delayed paddy procurement

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  • The protests in Haryana on Saturday morning got violent

Karnal: The protest by farmers in Karnal in Haryana on Saturday turned violent, with police using water cannons to disperse them.

The protesting farmers arrived on tractors and gheraoed the house of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. They even broke the barricades outside the residence. Police had to use water cannons to disperse them.

The protesters have planned to gherao the houses of BJP MPs and MLAs if the paddy procurement date is extended.

Paramilitary forces have been stationed outside Khattar’s house in wake of the protest.

In Ambala city, farmers marched towards the residence of BJP MLA Aseem Goel. A group of farmers reached the house of minister Sandeep Singh, while in Thanesar, a similar scene was witnessed outside the residence of BJP MLA Subhash Sudha. In Yamunagar, they reached the house of education minister Kanwar Pal Gujjar.

The farmers have been protesting the Centre’s decision to delay procurement of Paddy to October 10.

Earlier, they locked the New Grain Market Office in Karnal.

 

 

 

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