In view of the planned protest march by farmers against the Centre’s new farm laws, the Delhi Metro services to neighbouring cities of the national capital will remain suspended till 2 pm on Thursday. On Wednesday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation released a statement where they said that no metro services will be available from Anand Vihar to Vaishali and New Ashok Nagar to Noida City Centre during this period. Also Read - Farmers Break Police Barricades at Tikri Border, Enter Delhi as They Begin Tractor Rally | LIVE
The metro services will also be suspended between Sultanpur and Guru Dronacharya metro stations. However, regular metro services will remain available in the entire section of Airport and Rapid Metro lines during the period. Also Read - Republic Day 2021: India All Set For Mega Celebrations Amid Elaborate Security Arrangements | Key Points
“After 2 pm on Thursday, train services will resume on all Lines from end to end without loops regularly,” it added.
Earlier in the day, Delhi Police said it has rejected requests received from various farmer organisations to protest in the national capital against the contentious laws on November 26 and 27. Also Read - Every Second Person in Delhi Infected With COVID, Latest Sero-survey Shows Signs of Herd Immunity
“Various farmer organisations have requested permission for protest in Delhi on November 26 and 27. We have conveyed to them in writing and through various media also that the protest is not permitted in view of the latest DDMA guidelines,” Delhi Police PRO Eish Singhal said.
(With Agency Inputs)