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  Metros   Delhi  17 Mar 2017  Jat protesters' tractors, buses not to get Delhi entry

Jat protesters' tractors, buses not to get Delhi entry

PTI
Published : Mar 17, 2017, 10:12 am IST
Updated : Mar 17, 2017, 10:12 am IST

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik held a meeting with senior officials on planning of a strategy to handle the agitation.

Haryana farmers on their way to a Jat agitation rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
 Haryana farmers on their way to a Jat agitation rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Ahead of the proposed Jat agitation on March 20, Delhi Police today said it will not allow tractors, trolleys and private buses ferrying protesters to enter the national capital.

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik held a meeting with senior officials on planning of a strategy to handle the agitation.

The entire Delhi Police will be on its toes to monitor the situation and leaves of all officers have been cancelled, a senior police officer said.

Protesters in tractor, trolleys or private buses would not be allowed to enter Delhi and such vehicles will be impounded at the borders, as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court, the officer said.

Those with batons or some weapons will also not given entry to Delhi. Force with anti-riot equipment will be deployed at border areas of Delhi to keep a watch.

"They haven't sought permission from us for the agitation. In case they do apply for permission, it will be examined," the officer said.

Apart from Delhi Police, Rapid Police Force and other central paramilitary forces will be also be deployed as part of the arrangement, he added.

Tags: jat agitation, jat protesters, delhi police
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi