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'Prime Minister are you on war with farmers?' Priyanka Gandhi asks PM

"Honourable Prime Minister, are you on war with your farmers?" tweeted Vadra in Hindi. She also shared a video that features heavy deployment of security personnel at Delhi borders

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra takes a look at Rahul Gandhi's hand after he manhandled by Uttar Pradesh Police at Yamuna Expressway while they were on their way to Hathras.

Amid the stalemate between the central government and protesting farmers over the newly-enacted farm laws, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Vadra on Tuesday questioned Prime Minsiter whether he is on a war with the farmers.

"Honourable Prime Minister, are you on war with your farmers?" tweeted Vadra in Hindi. She also shared a video that features heavy deployment of security personnel at Delhi borders.

Meanwhile, former Congress president and party's Member of Parliament Rahul Gandhi advised the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government to 'build bridges and not walls'.

"GOI, Build bridges, not walls!," tweeted Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday.

These comments came after the administrations have deployed heavy deployment of security personnel and barricades at the borders of the capital to keep up the law and order situation.

Security has been beefed up at Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri borders, as farmers continue to make their way to the protest site for the past two to three days.

The Delhi Police have blocked roads near Akshardham and vehicular movement has been restricted between Delhi and Ghaziabad on Highway-24.

Farmers have been protesting on the different borders of the capital since November 26 against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, February 02 2021. 12:49 IST