Farmers’ movement: Big relief to people of Delhi-NCR, this update comes on Singhu and Tikri borders – India TV Hindi

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New Delhi: After the Singhu and Tikri border crossings on the Delhi-Haryana border were closed for nearly two weeks in view of farmers’ ‘Delhi Chalo’ march, the administration on Saturday began the process of partially opening them. The officers provided this information. A Delhi Police official said that the ‘service lane’ of Singhu Border Road and one lane of Tikri Border Road are being opened to allow vehicular movement.

was sealed on February 13.

The opening of Singhu and Tikri border crossings will bring great relief to those traveling from Delhi to Haryana. Both these border crossings were sealed on February 13 as protesting farmers in Punjab launched a ‘Delhi Chalo’ march to press for their demands, including minimum support price for crops and waiver of farm loans. Thousands of farmers are camping on the Punjab-Haryana border near Ambala, about 200 km from Delhi, as security officials have not allowed them to proceed.

‘Borders can be closed again if necessary’

Another police official said that the decision was taken after the protesting farmers announced to stop their march till the end of the month. “The situation will be monitored and the borders may be closed again if necessary,” he said. The police officer said that the situation at Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) border will remain the same as the road below the flyover will remain closed. Meanwhile, according to the news received from Sonepat, the service lane has been opened on Kundli border road. Service lanes for two-wheelers have been opened on the 11th day of border closure. This has resulted in relief for Delhi-bound commuters and vehicles in industrial areas.

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