Thousands of protesters broke through barricades, attacked policemen with sticks and vandalised a police vehicle after deviating from the agreed route of a farmers’ tractor rally and reaching the heart of Delhi.
Till now the 65 day legitimate protests over the farm laws was peaceful until today, the day when India celebrated is Republic Day.
— ANI (@ANI) January 26, 2021
The huge group soon reached the red fort climbed the domes and unfurled a flag on the podium where Prime Minister addresses the nation on 15th August.
The Delhi Police meanwhile has appealed to the protesting farmers to not take law in their hands and maintain peace as clashes between the force and protesting farmers broke out at a number of places in the national capital.
The police also asked the farmers to head back to their pre-decided routes for the tractor parade.
“We request to the protesting farmers to not take law in their hands and maintain peace,” Additional PRO Anil Mittal said.