Farmers to Hold Country-Wide Agitation on 6 February: BKU Leader

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Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Balbir Singh Rajewal announced at a press conference on Monday, 1 February, that farmers will hold a country-wide agitation on 6 February and would block roads between 12 pm and 3 pm, according to ANI.

Meanwhile, as protests against the contentious farm laws entered their 69th day, the Ministry of Home Affairs, on Monday extended temporary suspension of internet at Delhi's Singhu, Ghazipur, and Tikri borders till 11 pm on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) in a press note on Sunday, expressed concern over the fact that more than a hundred people were still reported to be missing after the Republic Day rally.

Snapshot
  • Forensic scientists from Gujarat on Sunday examined areas in and around the ITO junction in central Delhi in the aftermath of Republic Day clashes.
  • Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal visited the Ghazipur area near the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border to lend his support to the ongoing farmers’ agitation.
  • Internet services have been suspended in Delhi’s border areas, including Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri, from 11 pm on 29 January to 11 pm on 31 January, as per an order by the Union Home Ministry.
  • Thousands of farmers gathered for a “mahapanchayat” in Baghpat’s Baraut in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

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9:52 PM , 01 Feb
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Suspension of Mobile Internet & Other Services Extended in Haryana

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8:24 PM , 01 Feb
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Farmers to Hold Country-Wide Agitation on 6 February: BKU Leader

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Balbir Singh Rajewal announced at a press conference on Monday that farmers will hold a country-wide agitation on 6 February and would block roads between 12 pm and 3 pm, according to ANI.

6:41 PM , 01 Feb

R-Day Violence: Delhi Police Announces Compensation for Personnel

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4:26 PM , 01 Feb
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44 Cases Filed, 122 People Arrested: Delhi Police

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Published: 01 Feb 2021, 8:31 AM IST
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