Delhi Police allow farmers’ tractor rally on Republic Day

by Jeremy
Delhi Police have allowed farmers to rally on Republic Day.

Republic Day Tractor Parade: Delhi Police have permitted farmers’ tractor rallies on Republic Day (January 26). Addressing media, Deependra Pathak, special commissioner-intelligence, said that the protest would be allowed from the Singhu border, Tikri Border, and Ghazipur border. He said the farmers’ tractor parade would begin after the Republic Day ceremony was over.

Delhi Police allow farmers’ tractor rally on Republic Day

The farmers will enter from three sides, and their circulatory stretch will be about 63-64 km from Tikri, 62 km from Singh, and 42-46 from Ghazipur. He said the entire stretch of the tractor rally in the national capital would be about 100 km. On the number of tractors present at these borders, the officer said that about 6-7 thousand tractors are current at Tikri border, five thousand on Singh, and about one thousand at Ghazipur border. The exact number will be known by tomorrow only. Pathak said that the Police are checking institutional requirements, and area security checks have to

be done. He also said that the Police, through intelligence and various other agencies, have continuously been getting inputs regarding the threat to create disturbance in the tractor rally. “308 Twitter handles have been generated from Pakistan to create confusion,” the special CP said. Earlier in the day, Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav said there was a short meeting with officers of Delhi Police. “We have got formal permission from Police for the tractor rally. As I told you earlier, the ‘Kisan Gantantra Parade’ will be peacefully held on January 26,” he said.

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