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Farmer Protests: Haryana Govt Forms Committee To Resolve Highway Blockade Issue

Haryana government has constituted a state-level committee to hold discussions with the farmers’ and farmers’ unions regarding the ongoing blockage of NH-44 by protesting farmers.

Farmer Protests: Haryana Govt Forms Committee To Resolve Highway Blockade Issue
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Farmer Protests: Haryana Govt Forms Committee To Resolve Highway Blockade Issue
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2021-09-16T17:14:33+05:30

To comply with the orders of the Supreme Court regarding blocking of NH-44 by protesting farmers on the Kundli-Singhu border near Sonipat, Haryana Government has constituted a State-Level committee in order to hold discussions with the farmers’ and farmers’ organizations.

Sharing information in this regard an official spokesperson said that a State-Level Committee comprising of Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Sh. Rajeev Arora as Chairman and Director General of Police, Sh. P.K. Agrawal, Additional Director General of Police, Law and Order, Sh. Navdeep Singh Virk, Secretary, Home-I Department, Dr Balkar Singh as its members has been constituted.

The spokesperson said that the Committee shall hold discussions with the Farmers/Farmers Organizations to resolve the issue of blockades of inter-state roads and National Highways to avoid any inconvenience to General Public. The concerned Divisional Commissioners, Commissioners of Police, Inspectors General of Police, District Magistrates and Superintendents of Police shall also be associated with the Committee for the said purpose.

The incident comes soon after controversy following Chief Minister Amarinder Singh initially urging agitating farmers to move their protests out of Punjab but later stating that they had misunderstood his words.

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