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Delhi ramps up security as farmers gear up for protest at Jantar Mantar


New Delhi: Security at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar has been ramped up as scores of farmers are scheduled to hold a massive protest against the three farm laws on Thursday, July 22. 

Delhi police’s Special CP (Crime) Satish Golcha & Joint CP Jaspal Singh visited Jantar Mantar where the farmers are scheduled to hold a protest against three farm laws and took stock of the security measure in place.

On Wednesday, the farmers were granted permission by the Delhi government to stage a protest at Jantar Mantar. Though, the the protesters are not allowed to go near the Parliament. “It has not given written permission to the farmers so far to gather near Parliament,” Delhi police said in a statement.

Earlier, the farmers’ unions had said they will hold a ‘Kisan Parliament’ at Jantar Mantar during the Monsoon Session and 200 protesters from the Singhu border will attend it every day from July 22.

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Source: Zee News