The Republic day celebrations were rolling out smoothly on Rajpath. Not far away from that place, the body of a farmer agitator wrapped in a tricolor was found near the police headquarters in central Delhi.
For about two months now, protesters have been sitting on the Delhi border.
Broke through the barricades at the border and entered Delhi.
On the day of Republic Day, many farmers turned the tractor march directly towards Delhi and broke through the barricades at the border and entered Delhi.
Delhi Police had given permission for the farmer tractor parade rally
Delhi Police had given permission for the farmer tractor parade rally only on the outer ring road of Delhi. Also this rally was supposed to start only after 12 pm.
Farmer leader of Kisan Sangrh Samiti has dropped a bombshell
Rakesh Tikait, Farmer leader of Kisan Sangrh Samiti have dropped a bombshell and have already blamed Delhi Police for the entire mess.
Police TRIED TO CONFUSE farmers by NOT putting barricades at pre-identified spots.
He said ‘Police TRIED TO CONFUSE farmers by NOT putting barricades at pre-identified spots. As a RESULT, tractor riders took the wrong route. It gave ORGANIZATIONS a chance to disrupt our parade’
Police in riot gear stormed a rally in ITO, a few minutes away from Rajpath, India Gate, Parliament House removing hundreds of protesters by force. This is where a farmer’s tractor overturned and died.
Who was the protesting farmer who died?
The name of the deceased farmer was Navneet Singh and he was about 27-28 years old. According to some, the farmer was in his forties.
The largest number of farmers protesting on the Delhi border are from Punjab. But the deceased farmer was from Uttarakhand. It is learned that he was a resident of a village called Bajpur in Uttarakhand state.
Satnam Singh Pannu, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committe at Singh Border said ” We are carrying out a peaceful parade. The route they are asking us to follow wasn’t agreed upon”
We are carrying out a peaceful parade. The route they are asking us to follow wasn’t agreed upon”
The farmer Navneet Singh was driving the tractor himself. Preliminary information is coming to light that he died due to overturning of his tractor. But no definite information has come to light about how the tractor overturned.