Don’t think of using force, warn unions

Ex-minister Ram Bilas Sharma’s effigy burnt in Rohtak

Don’t think of using force, warn unions

Farmers protest at Ghazipur border. Tribune photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui

New Delhi/Jhajjar, Feb 25

The protesting farmers are upset with the government and the police over closure of main roads at the Ghazipur border and the notices sent to several protesters for their ‘role’ in the January 26 violence.

Relief for Shantanu 

New Delhi: A Delhi court granted protection from arrest till March 9 to Shantanu Muluk, an accused along with Disha Ravi. in Toolkit case. PTI

Farmers’ leader Jagtar Singh Bajwa alleged: “The government is working to suppress the movement.” Notices have been sent to 1,700 farmers across the country for inciting violence. A panel of lawyers from Punjab is on its way to the Ghazipur border.

Dharmendar Malik, a BKU member of the UP Krishak Samriddhi Aayog, on Thursday resigned from the commission. Terming former minister Ram Bilas Sharma’s remark that no farmer would be seen near Delhi by Holi as “provocative”, BKU’s Joginder Nain at Tikri warned: “The government will have to pay a heavy price if it tries to use force against the farmers.” — TNS/Agencies

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