Amid high-drama at Haryana’s border with Punjab, state authorities allowed former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and some get together leaders to enter the BJP-ruled state as a part of his rally in opposition to farm legal guidelines. After winding up his final rally at Sanaur in Patiala, Gandhi drove a tractor to succeed in Haryana border on the concluding day of his “Kheti Bachao Yatra”.
He was accompanied on the tractor by Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar and senior get together chief Harish Rawat.
Various Congress employees have been accompanying Gandhi from Punjab’s Patiala district, however the procession was stopped on the freeway close to Teokar village on Pehowa border for an hour.
Earlier than Gandhi arrived on the Punjab-Haryana border, senior Haryana police officers on the spot advised reporters that they might not permit greater than 100 individuals to collect at one place as per the rules in place as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.
Gandhi and some Congress leaders have been later allowed to enter Haryana the place the previous Congress chief has a few programmes scheduled.
On Haryana aspect, state Congress chief Kumari Selja, senior leaders Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Kiran Choudhary, Ajay Singh Yadav and get together’s Haryana affairs in-charge Vivek Bansal have been current.
Forward of Gandhi’s tractor rally in Haryana, the BJP-led authorities on Monday had stated the Congress chief can convey just a few individuals within the state nevertheless it is not going to allow an enormous crowd from Punjab which may “disturb” the environment.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar stated Gandhi has the suitable to place forth his views however “if he comes with an enormous procession from Punjab, we cannot permit it”.
Haryana’s Dwelling Minister Anil Vij had stated if Gandhi comes with “an enormous crowd from Punjab to disturb Haryana’s environment, then we is not going to allow it. We aren’t going to permit that”.