New Delhi, January 27
Delhi Police have registered 22 FIRs up to now in reference to the violence that broke out in the course of the farmers’ tractor parade within the nationwide capital leaving over 100 policemen injured, officers stated on Wednesday.
The tractor parade on Tuesday that was to focus on the calls for of the farmer unions to repeal three new agri legal guidelines dissolved into anarchy on the streets of the town as tens of 1000’s of protesters broke via obstacles, fought with police, overturned automobiles and hoisted a non secular flag from the ramparts of the Pink Fort.
The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), which includes varied farmer organisations, had proposed a ‘Kisan Tractor Rally’ on Republic Day. The SKM had held a number of rounds of conferences with Delhi Police in reference to the tractor parade.
That they had given an enterprise to the police to take out a peaceable rally as per the proposed plans on 4 agreed-upon routes.
Nonetheless, on Tuesday round 8.30 am, 6,000 to 7,000 tractors assembled on the Singhu border, police stated.
As a substitute of happening the pre-decided route, they insisted upon going in the direction of central Delhi and regardless of repeated requests, the farmers, led by Nihangs on their horses and outfitted with swords and kirpans, had charged on the police and broke via a number of layers of barricades, which had been erected between Mukarba Chowk and Transport Nagar, the police had stated.
Comparable incidents had been reported from Ghazipur and Tikri borders.
The farmers on the Ghazipur border broke via the barricades at a number of factors and headed for ITO, the place they had been joined by the farmers who had come from the Singhu border.
On the Tikri border additionally, the farmers didn’t comply with the pre-decided plan and fought with police. They not solely broke barricades, but additionally attacked police automobiles and personnel with lethal weapons. As a substitute of turning in the direction of Najafgarh, they headed in the direction of Peeragarhi and additional in the direction of the central a part of the nationwide capital, police had stated.
At ITO, a big group of farmers, who had come from Ghazipur and Singhu borders, had tried to maneuver in the direction of Luyten’s Delhi. After they had been stopped by policemen, a bunch of those farmers turned violent and broke the barricades, broken iron grills and dividers and even tried to run the policemen over, the police had stated in a press release.
Nonetheless, police personnel succeeded in stopping them from coming into Lutyen’s Delhi. In the meantime, some farmers additionally indulged in vandalism and attacked policemen. Later, they modified their plans and moved in the direction of Pink Fort, it stated.
At Pink Fort, they broke the gates. A bit of the group additionally managed to climb atop the rampart of the Pink Fort the place they hoisted their organisation’s flag, the assertion had stated.
Police had managed to take away the group from the rampart. PTI