As part of the Bharat Bandh call, farmers protesting against Centre's agriculture laws will on Tuesday block all the roads leading up to Delhi, a farmers' union member said on Saturday. Harinder Singh Lakhowal of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) said toll plazas will also be occupied and protests against the central government and corporate houses will intensify.
Ask senior citizens, children at protest site to go home: Tomar to farmers
During talks between representatives of protesting farmers and Union Ministers on Saturday, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, "I appeal to all of you to kindly ask senior citizens and children at the protest site to go home." Minister of State for Commerce Som Parkash told the leaders that government was ready to address all concerns "with an open mind".