Farmers Protest: Two Delhi Law enforcement officials managing safety at Singhu border check Covid-19 optimistic
The farmers have blocked just a few entry factors to Delhi.
Two Delhi Law enforcement officials overseeing safety on the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana), the place 1000’s of farmers have been tenting as a part of their agitation in opposition to the Centre over the not too long ago enacted farm legal guidelines, have examined optimistic for coronavirus. PTI experiences that the DCP-ranked officers examined optimistic just a few days in the past and presently they’re in isolation. Hundreds of farmers from Haryana and Punjab have been tenting at a number of borders and highways connecting UP and Haryana to Delhi.
The farmers have been demanding the entire rollback of three farm legal guidelines enacted not too long ago by Parliament. They’ve additionally been demanding assure of minimal assist value by the use of regulation. They need MSP to be inserted in legal guidelines. Nonetheless, the Centre has turned out these calls for however has provided to make some amendments. Following Centre’s refusal, the protesting farmers have threatened to accentuate their protests and block extra highways on December 12.
The Delhi Police have beefed up the safety and deployed personnel to handle ongoing protests. Regardless of all of the preparations, the crowds will be seen in full violation of social distancing norms required to comprise the unfold of virus. The agitators will be seen in shut proximity on the protest web site.
On Wednesday, the same state of affairs was witnessed in entrance of Arvind Kejriwal’s residence the place a whole bunch of his celebration employees gathered and insisted the police enable them to fulfill the Delhi Chief Minister. The Delhi Police refused the entry to such a big gathering, citing Covid.
Delhi has up to now reported over 6 lakh coronavirus instances and 9874 deaths. As of at present, the nationwide capital has 18,753 energetic instances. For the previous few weeks, the town has been recording 3,000-4000 instances day by day.