CHANDIGARH: Protesting farmers on Sunday took management and ransacked the venue of ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ programme at Kaimla village in Haryana’s Karnal district the place Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was to deal with individuals to spotlight the “advantages” of the Centre’s three agriculture legal guidelines.
Earlier, Haryana Police used water cannons and lobbed teargas shells to stop farmers from marching in direction of the village.
However, farmers reached the venue and disrupted the ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ programme.
They broken the stage and broke chairs, tables and flower pots on the venue.
The farmers additionally took management over a makeshift helipad the place chief minister’s helicopter was to land.
The programme was cancelled due to an unruly act by farmers on the behest of BKU chief Gurnam Singh Charuni, BJP chief Raman Mallik stated.
Police had made elaborate safety preparations for the chief minister’s go to to the village the place he was to converse to individuals to spotlight the “advantages” of the Centre’s three farm legal guidelines.
Karnal: Protesting farmers assemble in Kaimla village the place Haryana CM @mlkhattar will maintain Kisan Mahapanchayat shortly.
Police use tear gasoline to disperse protestors. pic.twitter.com/nTPqt4wR1m
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Under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union (Charuni), farmers, who’ve been demanding that the legal guidelines be repealed, had earlier introduced to oppose the ‘kisan mahapanchayat’.
Farmers had been carrying black flags and shouting slogans towards the BJP-led authorities as they tried to march in direction of Kaimla village.
Police had put up barricades on the entry factors of the village to stop protesting farmers from reaching the programme venue.
The scenario turned tense as farmers had been adamant that they’d not permit the chief minister to maintain the programme.
Policemen had been seen making an attempt to pacify the agitating farmers however they went forward to take management of the stage.
“We won’t permit the federal government to maintain this programme,” a protester stated.
Congress chief Randeep Singh Surjewala slammed Chief Minister Khattar for utilizing water cannons and teargas shells towards farmers.