Farmers’ ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest: Traffic advisory issued for commuters
In view of the ‘Delhi Chalo’ call by Punjab farmers on February 13, the Haryana Police has issued traffic advisory for commuters travelling from Delhi to Punjab, Haryana and the other way round. CM Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government has also imposed Section 144 in
Panchkula when farmers are scheduled to march to Delhi to press for a host of demands. Furthermore, Haryana has also suspended mobile internet, bulk SMS and all dongle services in several districts till February 13. According to a notification issued by the Haryana administration, bulk SMS and all dongle services provided on mobile networks, except voice calls, will remain suspended. Additionally, mobile internet services will remain suspended in seven districts—Ambala, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Jind, Hisar, Fatehabad, and Sirsa—from 6 am on February 11 until 11:59 pm on February 13.
As per Haryana Police, due to the call of farmer organisations protest on 13 February, there is a possibility of traffic disruption on the main roads going from Haryana to Punjab from the afternoon of 10 February.
The general public is requested to avoid traveling towards Punjab. Do it only in necessary circumstances,” Haryana Police said.
As per the Police, in case of any traffic disruption on NH-44 Delhi-Chandigarh Highway, passengers going from Chandigarh to Delhi should reach Delhi via Derabassi, Barwala/Ramgarh, Saha, Shahbad, Kurukshetra or via Panchkula, NH-344 Yamunanagar Indri/Pipli, Karnal.
In another tweet on X, it said that passengers going from Delhi to Chandigarh can reach their destination via Karnal, Indri/Pipli, Yamunanagar, Panchkula or Kurukshetra, Shahbad, Saha, Barwala, Ramgarh.
addition to this, Director General of Police Shatrujeet Kapur also inspected Tatiana Block in view of the march of farmer organisations to Delhi on 13 February and also gave necessary guidelines to the officers and employees of the district administration and police, the Haryana Police said.