Bharat Bandh Today Begins
New Delhi: Ahead of Bharat Bandh, protesting farmers at Delhi’s Singhu border have appealed for peace, and clarified that no shops and establishments will be forcibly closed on account of the bandh.
Announcing their plans for the Bharat Bandh on Tuesday, farmers’ leaders said that they will occupy toll plazas at the borders of Delhi between 11 am and 3 pm. While assuring that emergency services will be allowed during Bharat Bandh, the leaders have also appealed to the farmers to maintain peace and not to enter into any scuffle to enforce the bandh. Farmers’ leader Balbir Singh Rajewal demanded the immediate withdrawal of the three farm laws by the Centre.
Meanwhile, the Centre has asked all States and Union Territories to tighten security and ensure that peace and tranquillity is maintained during ‘Bharat Bandh‘.