Farmers march on Delhi: 100 buses from Haryana and Punjab are stopped, farmers are dispersed by the use of tear gas at the Shambhu border, tensions rise

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Farmers march on Delhi: 100 buses from Haryana and Punjab are stopped, farmers are dispersed by the use of tear gas at the Shambhu border, tensions rise

Ambala/Kaithal. After the district administration closed the Punjab border in the district on February 13 in view of the farmers’ march to Delhi, it has now suspended road bus services from Sunday. On the roads, bus services to Patiala, Khanauri-Patara and Samana in Punjab have been completely stopped. Now neither buses from the Punjab side come from Kaithal nor buses from Kaithal to Punjab. Bus service to Chandigarh is also available via Panchkula. Roadways has also suspended bus services to Jammu-Katra, Pathankot via Punjab until further notice. On Sunday evening, police in Ambala used tear gas to disperse farmers at the Shambhu border. Due to this, the tension situation in the region remained.

Sangatpura border closed

Along with Guhla, the police administration has also closed the Sangatpura border of Khanauri. Strong police force and ITBP personnel have been deployed here. Due to the movement, many farmer leaders have also switched off their cell phones. The police administration is monitoring the entire situation surrounding the farmers’ march to Delhi. Due to closure of buses, passengers going to Punjab will now not be able to travel to Punjab. People who travel from Cheeka every day for their work also could not go to Patiala.

More than 100 buses on Haryana and Punjab roads were closed

Roadways general manager Ajay Garg said more than 100 buses of Haryana and Punjab Roadways bound for Patiala and Khanauri-Patada in Punjab were stopped. Buses run daily from Kaithal and Cheeka to Patiala and Samana. Buses also run from Kaithal to Khanauri and Patra. The buses were stopped due to the closure of the Punjab border due to the farmers’ march to Delhi. In such a situation, the buses will remain closed until further orders from the government.

The police will keep an eye on the young people, farmers will be driven away from the border

Seeing the growing crowd at Ambala’s Shambhu border late on Sunday evening, police chased away the farmers with tear gas and violence. After this, the farmers broke through the barricades and plucked up courage to travel to Delhi on the 13th. A tense situation arose due to the confrontation between farmers and police. Ambala SP Jashandeep Singh Randhawa urged the youth to stay away from the Delhi march. SP said that the police will keep an eye on the youths traveling to Delhi and will cancel their passports after identifying these youths.

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