Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived at Kozhikode airport in Kerala on January 27. The former party chief inaugurated a building of Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Wandoor town on January 27. He is on a two-day visit to Wayanad. Rahul Gandhi is the Member of Parliament from Wayanad.
Delhi Police on Wednesday alleged that farmer leader made inflammatory speeches and were involved in the violence during the tractor parade by agitating farmers that left 394 of its personnel injured, as it warned that no culprit will be spared. Addressing a press conference here, Delhi Police Commissioner S N Srivastava said farmer unions did not follow conditions set for the rally that was supposed to be held from 12 PM to 5 PM with 5,000 tractors and accused them of betrayal. "Police had many options but remained calm. We dealt with the situation in a proper way that is why no one was killed due to police action during the tractor rally violence," Shrivastava told reporters. "We are using the facial recognition system and taking the help of CCTV and video footage to identify the accused. Strict action will be taken against those identified. No culprit will be spared," he said. Watch the full video for more details.
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Retired police officials and families of cops on January 27 held a protest outside Shahidi Park against the violence that took place during the tractor rally in the national capital. They demanded arrest of farmer leaders, who organised the massive rally. The peaceful tractor rally turned violent after protesters went off the routes in Delhi unlawfully on January 26. Farmers took out tractor rally against Centre's three farm laws on Republic Day.
Farmers held a protest at Ghazipur border on January 27 following Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan's national convenor Sardar VM Singh's announcement. VM Singh during a press conference announced that he has withdrawn from farmers' agitation following Republic Day's violence that happened during tractor rally in Delhi. Farmers' protest against farm laws entered 64th Day today.
BJP's former ally slammed the Central government over the violence that took place in the national capital on January 26. Shiv Sena held both farmers and government responsible for the situation. Sanjay Raut said farmers should've fulfilled their promises to government. Raut also criticised the government for failing to control farmers. Raut said, “Farmer leaders should've fulfilled their assurance to the government. Both sides are responsible for deterioration of situation. The government has all instruments, agencies, power, army, police despite farmers entered Delhi, red fort and touched the tricolor. This is state of law and order in national capital.” Scenes of chaos were seen in Delhi on Republic Day. Farmer protestors broke protocol during their tractor rally. Farmer protestors broke barricades and barged into Delhi. Clashes erupted at multiple locations and protestors stormed the Red Fort. Watch the full video for more.
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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on January 26 reacted on the Tractor Rally by farmers which turned violent in Delhi. He said that farmers and the Centre, both are responsible for the violence in the national capital. Farmers leaders should have stick to their words regarding the peaceful rally, he said. Raut also raised a question that the Centre has all the machinery then how the protest turned violent.
The government on Wednesday approved an increase in the minimum support price (MSP) of milling copra by Rs 375 per quintal and ball copra by Rs 300 per quintal to boost farmers' income. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the minimum support prices (MSPs) of copra for 2021 season. The MSP for fair average quality (FAQ) of milling copra has been increased to Rs 10,335 per quintal from Rs 9,960 per quintal for 2020 season, while the MSP for ball copra has been increased to Rs 10,600 per quintal from Rs 10,300 per quintal last year. Briefing the Cabinet decision, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the MSP of milling copra is higher by 52 per cent than the production cost, while the support price of ball copra is 55 per cent higher.
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