Making serious efforts to remove road jams by protesting farmers: Haryana Government

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The Haryana government’s affidavit was filed on a plea by a Noida resident, seeking a direction to ensure that the road between Noida and Delhi is kept clean so that the route is not affected.

Chandigarh: The Haryana government, through an affidavit, has told the Supreme Court that due to farmers’ protests against three agricultural laws, sincere efforts are being made to remove blockades from interstate roads and national highways and resume free flow of traffic. are.

It said that the general public is facing a lot of trouble due to the blockade of roads and it is persuading farmers and farmer organizations to cooperate. “Sincere efforts are being made to remove blockades on inter-state roads and national highways and resume free flow of traffic on these roads for the convenience of the general public by persuading the farmers and farmer organizations to cooperate. Regularly Discussions are being held. The local administration is conducting them from time to time to persuade them to lift the blockade as the general public is facing great hardship due to such blockade,” the affidavit said. Having said.

The Haryana government’s affidavit was filed on a plea by a Noida resident, seeking a direction to ensure that the road between Noida and Delhi is kept clean so that the route is not affected.

The matter was listed for hearing today but the matter could not come up for hearing and a bench headed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul adjourned the hearing.

The Haryana government said that though the farmers did not meet the state-level committee constituted to resolve the issue of farmers’ protest at public places, the state government continues to persuade the protesting farmers to clear the blockade on state and national highways. Will keep

Earlier, the bench had asked the central and state governments to find a solution to the blockade of roads due to farmers’ ongoing protests against the three agricultural laws.

It had said that the protesters have the right to protest at a designated place, but they cannot block the outflow and flow of traffic.

The Uttar Pradesh government had earlier filed an affidavit and said that it was making all efforts to convince the farmers that their act of blocking the roads was causing huge inconvenience to the commuters.

The top court had made it clear that it was not concerned about the larger issues of agricultural laws which can be decided judicially, politically or administratively but are limited to clearing roads blocked by farmers.

Noida resident Monika Agarwal filed a petition in the apex court alleging that her journey to Delhi was taking two hours instead of the usual 20 minutes.

He argued that despite various directions by the apex court to keep the road (road) clean, still this has not happened.

Being a single parent who has some medical issues, Agarwal said traveling to Delhi has become a nightmare. The petition states that she lived and worked in Noida, but since she had a marketing job, she had to travel to Delhi frequently.

(ANI)

First published:September 27, 2021, 3:22 pm

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