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Farmers' protest LIVE updates: Protest sites at Delhi's borders -- Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur have turned into fortresses as police beefed up security and strengthened barricades

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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


Farmers' protest LIVE updates Day 69: Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait on Tuesday warned the farmers' agitation will not conclude unless government repeals the three newly enacted agriculture laws and it may go on till October. "Our slogan is 'Kanoon Wapsi Nahi toh Ghar Wapasi Nahi'. This agitation will not conclude before October, it will not end anytime soon," said Tikait while addressing a rally at Ghazipur border.

Later in the day, the issue of ongoing farmer agitation against three farm laws rocked the Lok Sabha today, resulting in repeated disruptions and forcing Speaker Om Birla to adjourn the House for the day.

Security arrangements continue to be strengthened at the Delhi-UP border site, which is galvanising farmers from Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand days after an emotional appeal by Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait.

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have been camping at Delhi's borders for weeks, seeking a repeal of the three central laws. They claim that the new laws will weaken the minimum support price (MSP) system. But the Centre says the laws will only give farmers more options to sell their produce.

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First Published: Tue, February 02 2021. 09:08 IST