News Desk, Amar Ujala, Sahibabad
Updated Wed, 16 Dec 2020 12:51 AM IST
Farmers at Ghazipur border in Delhi
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On Tuesday, farmers reached the UP gate in more than two dozen tractor-trolleys. Farmers are arriving from Kasganj, Shahjahanpur, Gajraula, Etawah, Banda, Pilibhit and Udhampur. The line of tractor-trolleys on both sides of the road from the flyover to the Hindon canal bridge has been installed at the UP gate. The farmers have given UP Gate a village. Built a hut under the flyover. Tractor-trolleys have also been given the shape of a hut. In which gold has been arranged. In many places, farmers are living together by putting up tents. Many farmers have also provided TV for entertainment.
On the other hand, the leaders of the farmers association are also constantly calling on the farmers to gather at the UP gate. Rakesh Tikait, national spokesperson of Bhakiyu, had also called on the farmers on Sunday to reach the UP gate after besieging the district headquarters on Monday. The number of farmers has started increasing continuously since Monday evening.
More than a dozen anchors are installed
Food is prepared here in more than a dozen places. Food is arranged from morning to night. Different types of dishes are prepared for the farmers. In view of the increasing cold, tea is available for the farmers till late night. Many hospitals are also providing medical services for sick farmers.
Farmers are caught in the way
According to the farmer leaders, the farmers have left with their goods from the village and are moving towards the UP gate by tractor-trolley. However, farmers are being stopped by the police administration. Farmer leaders have said that wherever the farmers will be stopped, the farmer companions should sit on the dharna there.
Shops are decorated
Initially the ferries were reaching here to sell goods with hand, but now the shops are decorated at the gate. Jawahar coats, kurta-pajamas, peasant caps and earrings will be available here at very low prices. Farmers who have set up shops in need of goods have come from Aligarh, Mathura and Kanpur. People selling goods say that they are happy to sell goods here even at low prices, because they have come here to support farmers, not to earn profits. Crowds are gathering at shops to buy kurta with cap and Jawahar coat.