Powerful Wrestlers’ Maha Panchayat: Farmers’ leaders apprehended; Delhi Police on high alert.

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Amidst the upcoming protest march by wrestlers towards the new Parliament House, security has been significantly strengthened throughout Delhi. In anticipation of the event, thousands of police personnel have been deployed at Delhi borders, Lutyens’ Delhi, and multiple layers of barricades have been put in place. The wrestlers plan to hold a women’s Maha Panchayat in front of the new Parliament building, coinciding with its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

To maintain order, the Delhi Police have erected barricades near ITO road, the Tikri border, and the Singhu border area, as Khap Panchayat leaders and farmers are also expected to join the protesting wrestlers’ march.

Allsport Co./Getty ImagesLed by prominent wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik, the protesters are demanding the arrest of Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Singh. They accuse Singh of sexually harassing several women grapplers.

In Ambala, Punjab, farmer groups en route to the Mahila Mahapanchayat outside the new Parliament Building in New Delhi have been halted by the police. Several farmers’ leaders, including Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Gurnam Singh Charuni, were detained in Haryana’s Kurukshetra. The groups, primarily consisting of women, had paused at Gurudwara Manji Sahib on NH-44 for an overnight stay when the location was surrounded by a substantial police force.

To prevent the Punjab jatha from leaving for the mahapanchayat in Delhi, women cops blocked the exit gate of a gurudwara in Ambala. Khap leaders from Rohtak, Bhiwani, Hisar, Jind, and other parts of the state were also detained. Binain khap leaders were apprehended at Narwana railway station in Jind.Vinesh Phogat accuses Wrestling Federation president of ...

The police have taken measures such as closing the entry and exit gates of the gurudwara and parking large trucks on the roads leading to the area. BKU factions, including Charuni and Shaheed Bhagat Singh, have warned the government that they must allow the groups to proceed or face protests.

The police have made it clear that no protesters will be allowed to approach the new Parliament building, as permission has not been granted for the maha panchayat.

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait announced that thousands of farmers from Uttar Pradesh will gather at Delhi’s Ghazipur border at 10:30 am on Sunday to show their support for the protesting wrestlers. Farmers will also enter Delhi from other border points.

The police have requested the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to grant necessary permission to establish a temporary jail at the MC Primary Girls School in Kanjawala Chowk, Old Bawana, if required. This request aims to ensure the maintenance of law and order during the event.

In the wake of an upcoming protest march by wrestlers towards the new Parliament House, stringent security measures have been implemented throughout Delhi. As the event draws near, thousands of police personnel have been deployed at Delhi borders, Lutyens’ Delhi, and multiple layers of barricades have been erected. The wrestlers plan to convene a women’s Maha Panchayat in front of the new Parliament building, coinciding with its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Bajrang Punia defends men's 65kg gold, Anshu Malik bags silver on 21st  birthday - The Economic Times

In preparation for the event, the Delhi Police have strategically positioned barricades near ITO road, the Tikri border, and the Singhu border area, as Khap Panchayat leaders and farmers are also expected to join the protesting wrestlers’ march.

Prominent wrestlers such as Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik are leading the protest, demanding the arrest of Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Singh. They have accused Singh of sexually harassing several women grapplers.

Heightened Security Measures Implemented as Wrestlers’ Protest March Approaches

In Ambala, Punjab, farmer groups en route to the Mahila Mahapanchayat outside the new Parliament Building in New Delhi have encountered obstruction from the police. Several farmers’ leaders, including Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Gurnam Singh Charuni, were detained in Haryana’s Kurukshetra. The groups, primarily composed of women, had paused at Gurudwara Manji Sahib on NH-44 for an overnight stay when they found themselves surrounded by a substantial police force.

The exit gate of a gurudwara in Ambala was blocked by female police officers to prevent the Punjab jatha from leaving for the mahapanchayat in Delhi. Additionally, Khap leaders from Rohtak, Bhiwani, Hisar, Jind, and other parts of the state were also detained. Binain khap leaders were apprehended at Narwana railway station in Jind.

bajrang punia share video emergency wrestler protest - साक्षी-विनेश के बीच  लड़ाई, बजरंग पूनिया ने क्यों कहा इमरजेंसी है?To restrict the movement of the farmer groups, the police have taken measures such as closing the entry and exit gates of the gurudwara and parking large trucks on the roads leading to the area. Various factions of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, including those led by Charuni and Shaheed Bhagat Singh, have issued warnings to the government, stating that they must allow the groups to proceed or face widespread protests.

The police have explicitly stated that no protesters will be permitted to approach the new Parliament building, as permission has not been granted for the maha panchayat.

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait has announced that thousands of farmers from Uttar Pradesh will converge at Delhi’s Ghazipur border at 10:30 am on Sunday to demonstrate their support for the protesting wrestlers. Farmers are also planning to enter Delhi from other border points.

In order to maintain law and order during the event, the police have made a request to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for permission to establish a temporary jail at the MC Primary Girls School in Kanjawala Chowk, Old Bawana, if deemed necessary.

These developments highlight the heightened security measures being implemented in Delhi as the wrestling community, accompanied by farmers and Khap Panchayat leaders, prepares to voice their demands at the women’s Maha Panchayat near the new Parliament building. The protesters’ grievances against Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Singh have triggered a call for justice, further intensifying the atmosphere leading up to the event. The involvement of farmer groups adds another layer of complexity to the situation, as their demands intertwine with those of the wrestlers. The actions taken by the police, including detainments and barricades, reflect the authorities’ efforts to maintain order and prevent the protesters from approaching the Parliament building

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