Rakesh Tikait has said that until the government does not withdraw the law, the movement will not return. Before starting the dharna, Rakesh Tikait also helped the farmers by going to the tents and langars to remove the filled water.
Heavy rains in Delhi on Saturday morning led to waterlogging in Delhi airport premises and other parts of the city. The farmers agitating on the Delhi border are also facing problems due to rain. Here the farmer leader Rakesh Tikait sat ‘on dharna’ in the water itself.
Rakesh Tikait has said that until the government does not withdraw the law, the movement will not return. Before starting the dharna, Rakesh Tikait also helped the farmers by going to the tents and langars to remove the filled water. Let us tell you that due to heavy rains in Delhi, people are facing a lot of trouble. Waterlogging was reported from many parts of the city including Moti Bagh and RK Puram due to heavy rains in Delhi on Saturday morning.
According to the civic bodies, apart from Moti Bagh and RK Puram, Madhu Vihar, Hari Nagar, Rohtak Road, Badarpur, Som Vihar, Ring Road near IP Station, Vikas Marg, Sangam Vihar, Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, Pul Prahladpur Underpass, Munirka, Waterlogging was also seen on other routes including Rajpur Khurd, Nangloi and Kirari. People posted pictures and videos of waterlogging on social media on social media.
Five flights were diverted from the airport on Saturday morning. Two SpiceJet flights and one each of IndiGo and GoFirst have been diverted towards Jaipur. An international flight coming from Dubai to Delhi has been diverted to Ahmedabad.
Five gates of the reservoir were opened on Saturday morning due to heavy rains in the water catchment area of Bhatsa dam in Maharashtra’s Thane district. Irrigation department official of Bhatsa Nagar office said that the doors of the reservoir were opened at around 10 am. “The water level in the dam had reached 141.70 meters at 9 am. Five gates of the dam were opened due to heavy rains in the water catchment area.” In low-lying areas including Shahapur, Bhiwandi and Kalyan, officials have been asked to take precautionary measures.