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Bharat Bandh: Delhi-UP traffic hit as farmers’ strike begins, national highways blocked in Haryana

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New Delhi, Sep 27, 2021: The Delhi Traffic Police has said vehicular movement has been closed from Uttar Pradesh towards Ghazipur due to the farmers’ strike. The Delhi-Amritsar National Highway and National Highway 44 in Haryana have also been blocked.Farmers have also blocked the Shambhu border (Punjab-Haryana border) till 4 pm in view of the 10-hour long strike against the Centre’s three farm laws.



The entry and exit for Pandit Shree Ram Sharma has been closed, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has informed.

The Delhi Traffic Police has informed that due to the Bharat band protest, the local police have closed the following points: Netaji Subhash Marg: both carriageways with Jersey barriers at Chhatta rail junction, Netaji Subhash marg carriageway (Red Fort--Dariyaganj) from T point Subhash park Carriageway (Dariyaganj --Red Fort) at Khas cut near Kabutar Market.

The farm leaders have appealed to all Indians to join the shutdown. They have put out detailed guidelines and have called for a peaceful strike.

This will be the third Bharat Bandh called by the SKM and the Kisan Unions expect the bandh to be an effective one.

The Bandh will be held on Monday from 6 am to 4 pm. Transport and markets are expected to remain shut on a large scale during this period.

Talking about the shutdown, SKM said, "This would include all government and private offices, all educational and other institutions, all shops, industries and commercial establishments, all public events and functions. Public and private transport will also come to a halt during this period."

The kisan body said, "All emergency establishments and essential services, including hospitals, medical stores, relief and rescue work and people attending to personal emergencies will be exempted."

Courtesy:India Today

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