Powerful Photos From the 'Delhi Chalo' Farmers' Protest

India | News18 | December 8, 2020, 11:11 am
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 Protesting farmers shout slogans as they clash with policemen while attempting to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. Thousands of agitating farmers faced tear gas and baton charge from police after they resumed their march to the capital against new farming laws that they fear will give more power to corporations and reduce their earnings. While trying to march towards New Delhi, the farmers, using their tractors, cleared concrete blockades, walls of shipping containers and horizontally parked trucks after police had set them up as barricades and dug trenches on highways to block roads leading to the capital. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers shout slogans as they clash with policemen while attempting to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. Thousands of agitating farmers faced tear gas and baton charge from police after they resumed their march to the capital against new farming laws that they fear will give more power to corporations and reduce their earnings. While trying to march towards New Delhi, the farmers, using their tractors, cleared concrete blockades, walls of shipping containers and horizontally parked trucks after police had set them up as barricades and dug trenches on highways to block roads leading to the capital. (Image: AP)

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 This photo of a paramilitary policeman swinging his baton at an elderly Sikh man has become the defining image of the ongoing farmers' protest. (Image: PTI)
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This photo of a paramilitary policeman swinging his baton at an elderly Sikh man has become the defining image of the ongoing farmers' protest. (Image: PTI)

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 A group of protesters shout slogans as they arrive to join farmers demanding to abolish new farming laws they say will result in exploitation by corporations, at the Delhi-Haryana state border. (Image: AP)
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A group of protesters shout slogans as they arrive to join farmers demanding to abolish new farming laws they say will result in exploitation by corporations, at the Delhi-Haryana state border. (Image: AP)

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 Farmers look at a mobile phone at the site of a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh. (Image: AP)
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Farmers look at a mobile phone at the site of a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh. (Image: AP)

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 A farmer is engulfed in a fumigation cloud sprayed by a municipal worker at the site of a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)
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A farmer is engulfed in a fumigation cloud sprayed by a municipal worker at the site of a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)

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 A farmer lies down on the middle of an expressway at the site of a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)
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A farmer lies down on the middle of an expressway at the site of a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)

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 An elderly farmer shouts slogans as others listen to a speaker as they block a major highway during a protest to abolish new farming laws they say will result in exploitation by corporations, at the Delhi-Haryana state border. (Image: AP)
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An elderly farmer shouts slogans as others listen to a speaker as they block a major highway during a protest to abolish new farming laws they say will result in exploitation by corporations, at the Delhi-Haryana state border. (Image: AP)

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 Farmers shout slogans as they block a major highway during a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)
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Farmers shout slogans as they block a major highway during a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)

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 Hunar Singh, 87, poses for a photograph as farmers block a major highway against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)
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Hunar Singh, 87, poses for a photograph as farmers block a major highway against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)

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 A farmer covers his face as he is covered in a fumigation cloud sprayed by a municipal worker at the site of a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)
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A farmer covers his face as he is covered in a fumigation cloud sprayed by a municipal worker at the site of a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers listen to a speaker as they block a major highway against new farming laws they say will result in exploitation by corporations, at the Delhi-Haryana state border. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers listen to a speaker as they block a major highway against new farming laws they say will result in exploitation by corporations, at the Delhi-Haryana state border. (Image: AP)

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 Hiraganas Singh Sandhu, a bodybuilding champion, displays his citations as he joins farmers protesting on a highway at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana states. Thousands of farmers are protesting reforms that they say could devastate crop prices and reduce their earnings. (Image: AP)
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Hiraganas Singh Sandhu, a bodybuilding champion, displays his citations as he joins farmers protesting on a highway at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana states. Thousands of farmers are protesting reforms that they say could devastate crop prices and reduce their earnings. (Image: AP)

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 Farmers protest blocking a highway at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana states. (Image: AP)
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Farmers protest blocking a highway at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana states. (Image: AP)

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 Policemen use water cannon to prevent protesting farmers from moving ahead towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Policemen use water cannon to prevent protesting farmers from moving ahead towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 An elderly farmer argues with policemen standing by a barricade as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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An elderly farmer argues with policemen standing by a barricade as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers run for cover as police use water cannon to disperse them, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers run for cover as police use water cannon to disperse them, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Police use water cannon to disperse protesting farmers, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Police use water cannon to disperse protesting farmers, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers shout slogans as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers shout slogans as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 A security officer throws a rock towards protesting farmers, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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A security officer throws a rock towards protesting farmers, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 A farmer drives a tractor into a barricade in an attempt to remove it, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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A farmer drives a tractor into a barricade in an attempt to remove it, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Farmers run after being chased by policemen as they attempt to break barricades and move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Farmers run after being chased by policemen as they attempt to break barricades and move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers clash with policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers clash with policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers shout slogans and face security officers at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers shout slogans and face security officers at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers shout slogans and face security officers at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers shout slogans and face security officers at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Policemen beat a protesting farmer, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Policemen beat a protesting farmer, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Policemen gather at the site where protesting farmers are attempting to break barricades and move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Policemen gather at the site where protesting farmers are attempting to break barricades and move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers shout slogans as they clash with policemen while attempting to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers shout slogans as they clash with policemen while attempting to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Farmers stand facing security officers at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Farmers stand facing security officers at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers react as tear gas shells explode at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers react as tear gas shells explode at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers break a barricade set up by security officers to prevent them from marching towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers break a barricade set up by security officers to prevent them from marching towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers remove a barbwire barricade set up by police to prevent them from moving towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers remove a barbwire barricade set up by police to prevent them from moving towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers clash with policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers clash with policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 A farmer tries to calm other protesting farmers, standing on a barricade set up by police to prevent them from moving towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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A farmer tries to calm other protesting farmers, standing on a barricade set up by police to prevent them from moving towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers run for cover as police use tear gas shells to disperse them, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers run for cover as police use tear gas shells to disperse them, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Policemen stand facing protesting farmers, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Policemen stand facing protesting farmers, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers remove a barbwire barricade set up by policemen to prevent them from moving ahead towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers remove a barbwire barricade set up by policemen to prevent them from moving ahead towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 An elderly farmer sits by a tractor-trolley parked on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)
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An elderly farmer sits by a tractor-trolley parked on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Farmers stand by their parked vehicles on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Farmers stand by their parked vehicles on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers clash with police as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers clash with police as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers prepare their evening meal at the back of their tractor-trolley, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers prepare their evening meal at the back of their tractor-trolley, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers run for cover as police use tear gas shells to disperse them, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers run for cover as police use tear gas shells to disperse them, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 A farmer throws back a tear gas shells towards policemen, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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A farmer throws back a tear gas shells towards policemen, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Farmers sit in their tractor-trolley parked on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Farmers sit in their tractor-trolley parked on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers cook an evening meal by their tractor-trolley parked on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers cook an evening meal by their tractor-trolley parked on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Farmers rest by their vehicles parked on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Farmers rest by their vehicles parked on a highway, refusing to move ahead unless they're allowed to proceed to their place of choice to protest, at the Delhi-Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers remove a concrete barricade set up by policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers remove a concrete barricade set up by policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers remove a concrete barricade set up by policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers remove a concrete barricade set up by policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers throw stones at the police during a clash at the Delhi Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers throw stones at the police during a clash at the Delhi Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 A farmer stands drenched as police use water cannon to disperse them as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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A farmer stands drenched as police use water cannon to disperse them as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 A farmer distributes food to fellow farmers protesting at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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A farmer distributes food to fellow farmers protesting at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers clash with policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers clash with policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers eat a meal on the back of their truck as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers eat a meal on the back of their truck as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers clash with policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers clash with policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers remove a concrete barricade set up by policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers remove a concrete barricade set up by policemen, as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Tractors and other vehicles of farmers stand on a highway as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Tractors and other vehicles of farmers stand on a highway as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers jam a highway as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers jam a highway as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Protesting farmers jam a highway as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)
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Protesting farmers jam a highway as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana. (Image: AP)

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 Amid the Farmers 'Delhi Chalo' protest, the Delhi Police closed the Tikri border that leads from Delhi to Bahadurgarh. This comes after the Singhu border near outer Delhi's Narela was closed for Traffic.
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Amid the Farmers 'Delhi Chalo' protest, the Delhi Police closed the Tikri border that leads from Delhi to Bahadurgarh. This comes after the Singhu border near outer Delhi's Narela was closed for Traffic.

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 Tens of thousands of farmers practically rose up in arms as they braved tear-gas shells and water cannons managed to break police barricades ahead of the Punjab-Haryana border in Shambhu near Ambala. Several protesters and policemen were injured. (Image: News18)
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Tens of thousands of farmers practically rose up in arms as they braved tear-gas shells and water cannons managed to break police barricades ahead of the Punjab-Haryana border in Shambhu near Ambala. Several protesters and policemen were injured. (Image: News18)

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 The farmers broke barricades threw them down the bridge. (Image: PTI)
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The farmers broke barricades threw them down the bridge. (Image: PTI)

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 According to the All India Kisan Sabha, there are over 50,000 farmers at the spot. (Image: NEws18)
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According to the All India Kisan Sabha, there are over 50,000 farmers at the spot. (Image: NEws18)

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 Security deployment has been increased near Karna lake in Haryana's Karnal, in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' protest march from November 26 to November 28. (Image: News18)
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Security deployment has been increased near Karna lake in Haryana's Karnal, in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' protest march from November 26 to November 28. (Image: News18)

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 Bracing overnight rains and chilly winds, thousands of protesting farmers have assembled at various places along the Haryana-Punjab borders amid mounting tension. (Image: News18)
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Bracing overnight rains and chilly winds, thousands of protesting farmers have assembled at various places along the Haryana-Punjab borders amid mounting tension. (Image: News18)

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 Police personnel check vehicles as the security is enhanced at Singhu border in view of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march by farmers against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. (Image: News18)
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Police personnel check vehicles as the security is enhanced at Singhu border in view of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march by farmers against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. (Image: News18)

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 Enhanced security at the border in view of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march by farmers against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. (Image: News18)
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Enhanced security at the border in view of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march by farmers against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. (Image: News18)

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 Protesting farmers have assembled at large numbers at Haryana-Punjab borders amid mounting tension. (Image: News18)
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Protesting farmers have assembled at large numbers at Haryana-Punjab borders amid mounting tension. (Image: News18)

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 Police personnel check vehicles as the security is enhanced at Singhu border in view of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march by farmers against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. (Image: News18)
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Police personnel check vehicles as the security is enhanced at Singhu border in view of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march by farmers against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. (Image: News18)

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 Enhanced security at the border in view of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march by farmers against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. (Image: News18)
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Enhanced security at the border in view of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest march by farmers against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. (Image: News18)

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