4:00 PM | CM Arvind Kejriwal speaks at Parliament street
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has arrived the Parliament Street to adress thousands of farmers. “BJP has forgotten its poll promises and just doing opposite of what they have said”, says CM Kejriwal.
3:35 PM | Congress chief Rahul Gandhi reaches Parliament street, to address farmers soon
3:00 PM | Sitaram Yechury while addressing farmers said, “farmers are left with no other options but to commit suicide under Modi government.
2:45 PM | TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi speaks in support of protesting farmers
“Modi govt is anti farmer anti army, no real commitment towards both the saviour of our nation,” said Trivedi. “Mamata Banerjee told me if needed I will sacrifice my life for the farmers welfare,” added Trivedi.
2:30 PM | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to address farmers this evening
2:20 PM | NCP President Sharad Pawar to address farmers
2:15 PM | Dipankar Bhattacharya said, “Our gotra is working class and farmers but BJP Gotra is known for killing people”
2:00 PM | Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to address the farmers
12:05 PM | Women participate in the farmers’ protest with photographs of their dead husbands, who committed suicide due to farm distress.
11:30 AM | Ranjit Singh Flyover blocked: The kisan rally has now moved ahead and reached Ranjit Singh flyover, blocking traffic on both sides of the road. Barakhamba Road and Kasturba Gandhi Marg have also been blocked, while the procession is all over Leo Tolstoy Marg.
11:00 AM | Commuters are likely to face inconvenience as traffic has been diverted in central Delhi due to farmers’ protest.
Head of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) procession is Guru Nanak Eye hospital.
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) November 30, 2018
9:40 AM | The farmers are planning to march towards the Parliament shortly after 10 am, however it is not sure whether they have got permission from the police.
A group from Tamil Nadu threatened to march naked if they are not allowed to go to Parliament on Friday.
9:35 AM | Farmers from different parts of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh are participating in the protest.
9:15 AM | Thousands of farmers, including members of Kisan Mukti Morcha, from across the country have gathered on day two of the protest to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. In view of the large-scale agitation, security has been beefed up in the area.
Over 3,500 police personnel have deployed to ensure security at the event. As many as 850 police personnel, up to the rank of sub-inspectors, have been deployed in the Central district. They will be augmented by the presence of 12 police companies, including two of women, comprising 75-80 personnel each