Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday cancelled his talk over with to the Karnal district after farmers protesting against the Centre’s contentious farm regulations shouted slogans and carried black flags.
Earlier on Sunday, the Haryana Police mature water cannons and lobbed teargas shells to quit protesting farmers from marching in direction of Kaimla village where the tournament used to be scheduled to be held.
Farmers, who safe been traumatic that the regulations be repealed, had earlier introduced their opposition to the ”kisan mahapanchayat” that had been planned for Khattar’s talk over with.
Police made clarify security preparations for the manager minister’s talk over with to the village where he used to be space to chat about the “advantages” of the three farm regulations. Police additionally place up barricades on the entry aspects of the village to quit protesting farmers from reaching the venue.
Whereas 1,500 police were reportedly deployed as security personnel for the meeting, protesting farmers marching in direction of the venue breached six checkpoints and reached the helipad where Khattar used to be supposed to land.
“The farmers then moved to desire the venue of Khattar’s kisan mahapanchayat, where spherical 2,000 farmers, most of them BJP supporters, were ready,” The Indian Particular reported.
At the tournament venue, farmers damaged the stage and broke chairs and tables, PTI reported.
The programme used to be cancelled due to an unruly act by farmers on the behest of BKU chief Gurnam Singh Charuni, BJP chief Raman Mallik claimed, while Congress chief Randeep Singh Surjewala slammed Minister Khattar for using water cannons and teargas shells against farmers.