Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that farmers will remain firm in their agitation and won’t vacate the site until they hold discussions with the government.
Tikait claimed that the water and electricity supply to the protest site have been cut off by the Ghaziabad administration, but added that farmers will get water from villages.
Cracking the whip on protesters, the Ghaziabad district administration today ordered the farmers camping at the Delhi-Ghaziabad border in Ghazipur to vacate the area. It has served a notice to the farmers under Section 133 of CrPC (conditional order for removal of nuisance).
The Ghazipur border in Uttar Pradesh is one of the main protest sites of the farmers since early December.
The administration had said that if the farmers do not act as per order, they will be forcefully evacuated by Thursday night.
There is heavy deployment of police in the area.
The order comes two days after a tractor parade by the farmers in the national capital turned violence, with farmers clashing with cops at various places.
Three farmers union have withdrawn their protest against the three central farm laws over the violence on Republic Day.
Rakesh Tikait, who has been named in the FIR by the Delhi Police in connection with the violence, turned up at the Ghazipur border earlier today after being underground for last two days.
(With inputs from agencies)