Farmers' Protest: Delhi Govt rejects the request of Delhi Police to convert 9 stadiums into prisons

Delhi Government has rejected the request of Delhi Police to convert asked nine stadiums into temporary prisons. A request was made from the side of the centre controlled Delhi Police to permit turning stadiums into temporary jails.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Nov 27, 2020 13:53 IST
Farmers' Protest: Delhi Govt rejects the request of Delhi Police to convert 9 stadiums into prisons
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Delhi Government rejects the request of Delhi Police seeking to convert nine stadiums into temporary prisons, in view of farmers protest. Home Department of Govt of Delhi writes that "The demand of Farmers is legal and govt should accept their demands. Emprisonment would is not a solution".

The protest is completely non-violent and this is the constitutional right of the farmers. We are denying the permission sought by Delhi Police to use stadiums into temporary jails, Delhi Govt adds.

Delhi Government has supported the farmers' protest and named it as non-violent rightfull protest.

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