Chandigarh, May 28
To prevent protesters from reaching Delhi to support wrestlers, police authorities in Haryana on Sunday set up road barricades on borders with Punjab and deployed additional police forces to monitor and ‘prevent’ their entry into the national capital.
Some Khap leaders, including Hardeep Ahlawat and Mahender Nandal, have been detained by local police, say sources.
Farm activists from Punjab–who had reached Manji Sahib Gurdwara in Ambala for night stay continued to wait at the gurdwara for further directions. Police force was deployed and barricades were installed outside the gurdwara to maintain law and order situation.
IN Rohtak, All India Kisan Khet Majdur Sangthan leaders, including Jai Karan Mandothi (Jhajjar), Rajender Singh (Rewari) and Rohtas (Bhiwani) were taken into custody by Haryana Police, says Anoop Singh, state president of the sangthan.
Police also detained some leaders of All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), including Shamsher Numberdar, Om Prakash, Kavita Arya and Vishnu, in various parts of Haryana, says Sumit Singh, State General Secretary, AIKS.