NEW DELHI: As the continuous farmers’ agitation at Burari, Singhu and Tikri borders entered day 12, the Delhi Traffic Cops on Monday issued an advisory for commuters as multiple borders in between Delhi and neighbouring states stayed closed for traffic.The Delhi Traffic Authorities today provided a traffic alert closing the National Highway (NH) 44 on both sides in the national capital region.Commuters have actually been asked to take alternate routes via Lampur, Safiabad, Saboli borders and prevent Outer Ring Roadway, GTK road and NH-44.”Singhu, Auchandi, Piao Maniyari, Mangesh borders are closed. NH-44 is closed on both sides. Take alternate routes via Lampur, Safiabad, Saboli borders. Traffic has actually been diverted from Mukarba and GTK roadway. Avoid Outer Ring Road, GTK roadway, NH-44,” the Delhi Traffic Authorities tweeted.The chilla border on Noida link roadway is closed for traffic from Noida to Delhi due to farmers’ protest and individuals are advised to avoid Noida link roadway for coming to the national capital.The Gazipur border, where the protest by farmers went into day 10, on NH-24 is closed for traffic movement from Ghaziabad to Delhi.”Traffic Alert: The Gazipur verge on NH-24 is closed for traffic from Ghaziabad to Delhi due to farmers’ demonstrations. People are recommended to prevent NH-24 for coming to Delhi and use Apsara/ Bhopra/DND for concerning Delhi,” said Delhi Traffic Police.Furthermore, Tikri and Jharoda borders are closed for any traffic movement. Meanwhile, Badusarai border is open only for light automobile like cars and two-wheelers and Jhatikara border is open just for two-wheeler traffic.The Haryana border locations that have been permitted to stay open are Dhansa, Daurala, Kapashera, Rajokri NH 8, Bijwasan/Bajghera, Palam Vihar and Dundahera.Thousands of farmers have collected around Delhi to protest versus the three farm laws, passed in the Monsoon Session of Parliament in September.The farmers are protesting against the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Assistance) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Defense) Agreement on Price Guarantee and Farm Solutions Act, 2020, and the Vital Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.
Delhi: Singhu border, NH 44 closed for traffic as farmers’ demonstration
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