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Earlier on Saturday, farmers also took out thousands of vehicles for free after capturing a dozen toll plazas in Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, a delegation of 29 farmers from Haryana met Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday and expressed their support for the new laws.
Moving back from the decision to block the previously announced Delhi-Jaipur highway on Saturday, the farmers took Tumsera in Palwal on Delhi-Agra highway, Bastara in Karnal on Delhi-Chandigarh highway and Shambhu in Ambala, toll plaza on Ambala-Hisar highway, Hisar- Mayyar on Delhi NH-9, Bado Patti on NH-52, Chaudharywas on Hisar-Rajgarh, Landhari on Hisar-Sirsa, Toll Plaza on Jind-Nirwana Highway, Kitalana in Charkhi Dadri, Kulyan Malkana in Dabwali, Sabli Kateli in Shahjahanpur, Mathura The Yamuna Expressway in Mont, Bajna Cut, Luharli on GT Road in Greater Noida and Beel Akbarpur and Sirsa toll plaza on Eastern Peripheral-Way were occupied for hours.
Darshanpal, a member of the Kisan Morcha, said that from every village in Punjab, an appeal has been made to 10 youths to reach the Kundli border. If they come, there will be one lakh 25 thousand youth on the border and then a decisive peaceful movement will begin.
Negotiations open but only on cancellation of law
On Indus Border, farmer leader Kanwalpreet Singh Pannu said that if the government wants to negotiate, then we are also ready, but first our main demand for withdrawal of all the three laws should be discussed, then on some others. He also accused the government of trying to weaken the movement.
If the demand is not accepted, then the fasts from 19
Bhakiyu Haryana President Gurnam Singh Chadhuni said that if the demand of the farmers is not accepted, then the fast-unto-death will be announced from December 19.