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Kisan Kranti Padyatra Protest: Police Block March to Delhi

India | News18 | October 2, 2018, 11:26 am
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 Thousands of farmers allied with the Bhartiya Kisan Union are locked in a tense standoff at the UP-Delhi border with the police, trying to breach barricades to march towards the national capital. (Image: PTI)

Thousands of farmers allied with the Bhartiya Kisan Union are locked in a tense standoff at the UP-Delhi border with the police, trying to breach barricades to march towards the national capital. (Image: PTI)

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 Anticipating trouble, the Delhi Police have imposed prohibitory orders in east and northeast Delhi. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

Anticipating trouble, the Delhi Police have imposed prohibitory orders in east and northeast Delhi. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 The protesters are proceeding towards Delhi with hundreds of tractor-trolleys and private vehicles, according to the order by the DCP (East). (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

The protesters are proceeding towards Delhi with hundreds of tractor-trolleys and private vehicles, according to the order by the DCP (East). (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 There are also instructions against carrying firearms, stones and corrosive substances. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

There are also instructions against carrying firearms, stones and corrosive substances. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 Police have now started firing tear gas shells to keep the protesting farmers away from the barricades at the border. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

Police have now started firing tear gas shells to keep the protesting farmers away from the barricades at the border. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 The protesters had earlier succeeded in breaching the barricades, following which the police personnel regrouped and put up barricades at a distance. (Image: PTI)

The protesters had earlier succeeded in breaching the barricades, following which the police personnel regrouped and put up barricades at a distance. (Image: PTI)

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 The protesting farmers engaged in an argument with police after Bharatiya Kisan Union's Haryana chief fell unconscious on the road due to the tear gas. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

The protesting farmers engaged in an argument with police after Bharatiya Kisan Union's Haryana chief fell unconscious on the road due to the tear gas. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 The Delhi Police are also in touch with their counterpart in Uttar Pradesh to ensure that the protesting farmers do not enter Delhi. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

The Delhi Police are also in touch with their counterpart in Uttar Pradesh to ensure that the protesting farmers do not enter Delhi. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

(Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 The Delhi Traffic Police has also issued an advisory asking motorists to avoid the Meerut Expressway. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

The Delhi Traffic Police has also issued an advisory asking motorists to avoid the Meerut Expressway. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 Thousands of farmers allied with the BKU are locked in a tense standoff at the UP-Delhi border with the police, trying to breach barricades to march towards the national capital. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

Thousands of farmers allied with the BKU are locked in a tense standoff at the UP-Delhi border with the police, trying to breach barricades to march towards the national capital. (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 In wake of the tense situation on UP-Delhi, Rapid Action Force (RAF) has been deployed.(Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

In wake of the tense situation on UP-Delhi, Rapid Action Force (RAF) has been deployed.(Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 The police action has led to several injuries while some of the protestors lost consciousness, said an agitating farmer.<br />(Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

The police action has led to several injuries while some of the protestors lost consciousness, said an agitating farmer.
(Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

(Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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 (Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

(Image: News18/Guneet Singh Vedi)

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