Thousands of farmers were tear-gassed at the Haryana-Delhi border today as they tried to march towards Delhi for a massive protest against new farm laws. Groups of farmers, walking with tractors carrying stocks of food and essential supplies, have been trying to enter Delhi from multiple points, defying barricades, many wrapped in barbed wire, and trenches dug up near key roads. After facing tear gas, water cannon in Haryana yesterday, the farmers came up against Delhi policemen firmly blocking their way. Farmers’ organisations behind the protest have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding negotiations and that the farmers be allowed to reach Delhi.
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Farmers March in Delhi: Farmers faced a lathi-charge and tear gas at the Haryana-Delhi
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