Farmers plan to protest three farm laws at Jantar Mantar on Thursday, July 22. To date, the Delhi police has not given written permission to the farmers to gather near Parliament. The police examine the security measures in place and assess the security situation.
- Delhi’s Jantar Mantar has stepped up security as scores of farmers are set to hold a massive protest against the three farm laws on Thursday, July 22.
- Delhi police’s Special CP (Crime) Satish Golcha and Joint CP Jaspal Singh visited the site and evaluated the security measures.
- The Delhi government granted the farmers permission to protest on Wednesday.
- Even so, protesters are not allowed to approach the Parliament.
Security at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar has been beefed up ahead of a large protest against the three farm legislation slated for Thursday, July 22.
Satish Golcha, Special CP (Crime), and Jaspal Singh, Joint CP, of the Delhi police, paid a visit to Jantar Mantar, the location of a farmers’ protest against three farm laws, and assessed the security measures in place.
The Delhi administration granted the farmers permission to organize a demonstration at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday. However, demonstrators are not permitted to approach the Parliament.
It has not yet granted farmers written permission to congregate near Parliament, Delhi police said in a statement.
Earlier last month, the farmers’ organizations announced plans to stage a ‘Kisan Parliament’ at Jantar Mantar during the Monsoon Session, with 200 protesters from the Singhu border expected to attend each day beginning July 22.