Barricades Being removed At Ghazipur and Tikri border after 11 months.

After 11 months of Blockage due to farmer protest, Delhi police Initiated removing of barricades and cemented blocks at Tikri and Gazipur border, Allowing traffic movement from Delhi to Haryana.

The barricades were placed in the wake of the Republic Day violence during the farmer's agitation. The process of opening roads has been stated from one side of the carriageway for vehicles going from Ghaziabad to New Delhi at the Ghazipur border.

The tractor rally which was organized by Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) and thousands of protesters from many states came together to protest against the center's new farm laws on January 26 this year, protesters broke barricades to enter Delhi and several other parts of the national capital.

The stretch was shut for almost 11 months ever since farmer's agitation started and had been Inconveniencing commuters. Dependra Pathak, special cp law and order said that "Ghazipur border will be opened for commuters. He further said, it's Delhi police initiative and we are removing the blocks which we have placed. We will request farmers so that this highway is opened for people. We are hoping our gesture will be reciprocated by farmers".

"The stretch will be opened for Vehicular traffic soon. The barricades were put up on January 26 to maintain law and order in the border areas but now it is being removed. It is NH9, we are opening that, NH24 will also be opened soon " DCP east Priyanka Kashyap stated.

However, the barricades and commented blocks retain at the Sindhu border and the road remains closed for commuters.

In October this year, the Supreme Court said that farmers have the right to protest but cannot block roads. Farmers have been protesting at different sites since November last year against the center's three farm laws.

  1. Farmers produce trade and commerce (promotion and facilitation) Act 2020.

  2. The farmer's empowerment and protection (agreement on price assurance and farm service) act 2020.

  3. and the essential commodities amendment bill 2020.

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