Thousands of protesting Indian farmers scuffled with police on Friday during a march to the capital, Delhi, against new laws liberalizing procurement that they say will leave them vulnerable to big companies.
Day before massive tractor rally by farmers, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava informed that they have mutually agreed on 3 routes for the rally with the farmers. "After discussions with farmer leaders, we have mutually agreed on 3 routes for the tractor rally (on Jan 26). We (police and farmer leaders) have visited the routes. There are some anti-national elements that can create disruption and we're careful about that," said CP SN Shrivastava. Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava reviewed final preparations as protesting farmers are going to hold a tractor rally to mark Republic Day.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Delhi’s health system didn’t collapse during Covid due to reforms and better management. Kejriwal was speaking at a Republic day event in Delhi. The Chief Minister of Delhi even hoisted the Indian flag at the event at Delhi Secretariat. The chief minister said despite drying up of tax revenue due to the pandemic, the AAP government managed to pay salaries to its employees. While talking about the pandemic, Kejriwal said that over 3.12 lakh people recovered under home isolation that was started first in Delhi. “In developed countries, patients were lying on floors in corridors. We studied it and understood that everyone who got sick was taken to hospital, even those with mild symptoms. Doctors in Delhi came up with home isolation. We decided that asymptomatic patients would be treated at home,” said Kejriwal. Watch the full video for more.
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Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and Maharashtra Congress state president Balasaheb Thorat participated in the farmers' demonstration at Azad Maidan in Mumbai on January 25. The farmers had arrived at Azad Maidan after walking hundreds of kilometres from Nashik region of Maharashtra. Three new farm laws instigated farmers to hit roads in national capital. Protesting farmers are all set to hold tractor rally in Delhi to mark Republic Day.
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Delhi Police has given formal permission to protesting farmers to hold tractor rally on Republic Day, informed Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav. "Today there was a short meeting with officers of Delhi..