Farmer leaders postpone Feb 1 foot march to Parliament in wake of Jan 26 violence
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 Protesting farmer leaders are considering postponement their foot march to Parliament on February 1 against the three farm laws in wake of the violence in the national capital during the tractor parade on Republic Day. A senior farmer leader said the Samkyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), which is an umbrella body of the protesting unions, will take a final call on postponement of the February 1 foot march.
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...
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Days after violence and vandalism on Republic Day adversely hit the farmer protests, Rakesh Tikait's emotional call has renewed the stir at Delhi's Ghazipur border. Massive security arrangements were..
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Condeming the violence during farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal urged people to continue the protest in a peaceful manner against the three farm laws. "I appeal..