On Friday, the Delhi traffic police announced that the Delhi-Noida carriageway on the border with Chilla will be open to traffic, but the other side will remain closed in view of the protests of the peasants, who have been camping on the borders of the national capital for 23 days.
Another border that connected the national capital with neighboring Uttar Pradesh such as Tikri and Dhansa remained closed. The Jhatikara border will only be open for two wheels and pedestrians.
“Tikri, the borders of Dhansa are closed for any traffic movement. The borders of Jhatikara are open only for two-wheelers and pedestrians, ”the traffic police tweeted.
Some of New Delhi’s borders with Haryana were also closed as peasant agitation entered its 23rd day.
“The borders of Singhu, Auchandi, Piau Maniyari, Sabholi and Mangesh are closed. Please take alternative routes through Lampur, Safiabad and the Singhu school tax borders, “the traffic police tweeted, adding that traffic had been diverted from Mukarba and GTK road. Commuters were advised to avoid the outer ring road. the GTK road and the NH-44.
The borders that were open between Delhi and Haryana were Jharoda, Daurala, Kapashera, Badusarai, Rajokri NH 8, Bijwasan / Bajghera, Palam Vihar and Dundahera. Only one side of the Jharoda border was open.
The traffic police also added that the Ghazipur border has been closed to traffic from Ghaziabad to Delhi.
The Gazipur border is closed to traffic from Ghaziabad to Delhi due to protests from farmers. People are advised to take an alternative route to come to Delhi via the borders of Anand Vihar, DND, Apsara and Bhopra, ”the traffic police tweeted.
Thousands of farmers in Punjab and Haryana are protesting near the Delhi borders against the three controversial agriculture laws passed by the Center in September. The three laws, which according to farmers would make them vulnerable to exploitation by large companies, are: The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance Farm Services Act, 2020 and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act 2020.