Internet suspended at Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur till Jan 31

Farmers chant slogans at the Ghazipur border observing the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi during their agitation movement.

Following the internet and SMS services ban in 17 districts of Haryana till January 30, the Union Home Ministry has temporarily suspended internet at three borders and their adjacent areas from 11 pm of January 29 to 11 pm of January 31 to maintain 'public safety and averting public emergency'.

Home Ministry issued a notice announcing the suspension of internet services at the borders

keeping in mind the 'public safety'.

Nh-24 has been closed by the Delhi Police to curb the protest at the borders as violence erupted at the Singhu border on Friday after a group of some 300 got past 3 layers of security barricades, claiming the farmers' agitation had disturbed their livelihood.

In remembrance of Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary, Farmers have been observing 'Sadbhavna Diwas by holding a fast between 9 am to 5 pm. The leader of Kisan Ekta Morcha has confirmed the same in the press conference.

On Thursday, protesters at the Ghazipur border had been given an ultimatum to vacate the site by midnight. But as the Bhartiya Kisan Union Leader Rakesh Tikait tearfully declared that he won't succumb to the enormous pressure and that the movement would continue, the group of protesters were drawn back to the site.

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