More peasants are pouring in at the protest site from neighbouring areas like Meerut, Ghaziabad and Muzaffarnagar.
Kisan Andolan 2020, Farmers Protest in Delhi News Updates: BJP Chief JP Nadda today said that the government was just a call away and ready to talk whenever farmers wanted.”Our proposal still stands. What happened on January 26, it was our sympathetic attitude that Police didn’t take action as they are our people. Government dealt with it while trying to see no untoward incident takes place,” he said.
Earlier, Delhi Police Special CP Praveer Ranjan said that the crime branch was examining who all were involved in actual violations, including leaders, who had given undertaking for tractor parade on fixed route, didn’t abide by it. “We are probing role of main leaders in route violations.” He further said that there was no coordination issue with Punjab Police, though police haven’t been able to arrest Deep Sidhu. “Hopefully, he will be traced soon. Be it politicians or their followers, probe will proceed ahead on basis of evidence and action will be taken against them,” he said.
Bharatiya Kisan Union’s Rakesh Tikait today said that Mahapanchayats will be held across the country over the farm laws. Presently, he is in Jind where a Mahapanchayat is underway. He said such panchayats will be held across the country until the government accepts farmers’ demands. Tikait yesterday said that the protest will not end before October.