Rahul Sampal, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Updated Sat, 28 Nov 2020 05:12 PM IST
Young farmers playing cards
– Photo: Amar Ujala
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Local residents are suffering the most due to the gathering of farmers. The road on each side is completely closed. Local grocery stores and liquor shops are crowded with farmers …
Balinder Singh, a farmer from Punjab, told Amar Ujala that, ‘We have come here with a system of rationing water. We will stay here until a solution is found. Hukka was brought to pass the time. Whenever we get time, we sit with our friends and take hookah gurguda.
Farmer Baljit Singh Arora said that Amar Ujala said, ‘We have come to Delhi on the call of farmer organizations. We will do what they tell us. We are here until our demands are met. So playing cards are passing time.
Crowd at local liquor shops
The liquor shop operator told Amar Ujala that, ‘The police closed down the main street shop due to the agitation, but the shop coming back to the village is running. The farmers are crowded all day long.
Waiting for mobile charging
Farmer Manjit Singh said, “Mobile charge is being sent to the shopkeepers and houses nearby. Some people do it for free, but some have to pay 20 to 30 rupees.