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LIVE: Farmer leaders plan hunger strike on Dec 14, escalating protests

In a bid to intensify the ongoing protests at Delhi borders, farmers will block the Delhi-Jaipur road today. Stay tuned for latest updates on farmers' protest

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Farmer protest | Punjab farmers | Farm Bills

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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Farmers gather for a speech at a protest site at a road block on the Delhi-Haryana border crossing in Singhu, Delhi | (Bloomberg)
Farmers' protest LIVE updates Day 17: With farmers gearing up to block the highway and picket toll plazas on the border to Delhi today in response to a call from protesting farmer unions to intensify their agitation against the three farm laws, police personnel have been deployed in strength to protect toll booths and ensure smooth flow of traffic, Faridabad Police said.

As many as 3,500 police personnel will be deployed at the five toll plazas in the area, a statement said.

The ongoing protest of the farmers against the three new agriculture laws has entered its 17th day on Saturday with the farmers' unions now threatening to block railway tracks.

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