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Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

Thousands of farmers from across the country, who have been camping at the Ramlila ground here since Thursday, will march to Parliament Street on Friday to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce.

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

Thousands of farmers from across the country, who have been camping at the Ramlila ground here since Thursday, will march to Parliament Street on Friday to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

Over 3,500 police personnel have deployed as the farmers are likely to begin their march from the Ramlila Maidan to Parliament at 10.30 am. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

As many as 850 police personnel, up to the rank of sub-inspectors, have been deployed in the Central district. They will be augmented by the presence of 12 police companies, including two of women, comprising 75-80 personnel each, a police official said. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

Farmers from different parts of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh converged at the Ramlila ground on Thursday. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra)

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

Traffic was disrupted in many parts of the city on Thursday as the farmers marched to the Ramlila ground in the heart of the city on four different routes -- Anand Vihar, Nizamuddin and Bijwasan railway stations and at Sabzi Mandi. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

The group from Tamil Nadu had threatened to march naked if they are not allowed to go to Parliament on Friday. The group had last year staged protests at Jantar Mantar with the skulls of eight farmers who killed themselves owing to losses. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

A group of farmers from Tamil Nadu carrying skulls of two fellow farmers who had allegedly committed suicide arrived in Delhi on Thursday and had threatened to march naked if they were barred to go to Parliament on Friday, PTI reported. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

Five Gurdwaras in the Delhi region have extended their help to the farmers. Also students from various universities turned out in large numbers to lend support to the farmers. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

In pictures: Sea of farmers march to Parliament, traffic woes loom

The farmers spent Thursday night at the ground before marching to Parliament on Friday. Inside the tents, farmers, both men and women, from all parts of India tried to sleep in a chilly night, while many sat huddled together, discussing strategy and family issues. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra)

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