Farmers will block highway in Haryana after agriculture bill is sent to Rajya Sabha – farmers will block highway in Haryana after agriculture bill is sent to Rajya Sabha

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Farmers are opposing the Central Government's Agricultural Bill.

Chandigarh:

The Haryana unit of the farmers' organization Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) has said that it will block all the major highways of the state from three hours to 12 noon on Sunday. The farmers organization has taken this decision after the central government's refusal to withdraw the bills in the agricultural sector despite opposition. Explain that the BJP government at the Center claims that the new law brought by it will open the agricultural market, and small and marginal farmers will benefit.

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Amid protests outside Ambala's deputy commissioner's office, the BKU has asked its members to block all major highways. Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij appealed that the farmers should not block the national highways, and let the ambulance and the unwell reach the hospitals due to the coronovirus epidemic. The minister said, "Farmers have the right to protest. India is an independent country, it is in the Constitution. But some people are misleading the farmers."

According to the Haryana BKU chief, he has planned to stop traffic at Yamunanagar Toll Plaza, Kurukshetra-Yamunanagar Road, Kurukshetra-Pihowa Road, Kurukshetra-Kiramach Road, Ambala-Hisar Road and Shahabad-Panchkula Road.

Explain that widespread protests are taking place in various states including Punjab. Farmers in Punjab have called for a "rail stop" between 24 September and 26 September.

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