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Delhi Police Issue Notice To 20 farmer Leaders, Ask Them To Reply Within 3 Days

Earlier on Wednesday, deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Chinmoy Biswal had sent a notice to Sanyukt Kisan Morcha Darshan Pal asking him why action should not be taken against him and his allies.

Farmers participate in a protest against farm laws introduced by the government, at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, India, January 26, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

The Delhi Police on Thursday issue notices to 20 farmer leader over the violence during the farmers’ tractor rally on Republic Day.

Notice were served to the farmer leaders including Yogendra Yadav, Baldev Singh Sirsa, Balbir S Rajewal for breaking the agreement with police in regards to the tractor rally.

  • Notices were issued to the farmer leaders including Yogendra Yadav, Baldev Singh Sirsa, Balbir S Rajewal for breaching the agreement with the Delhi Police regarding the tractor rally
  • The cops have also sought answers in 3 days on why the agreement with the police was broken and rules were flouted

The Delhi Police has looked for answers in three days on why the agreement with the police was broken and guidelines were flouted.

While the Delhi Police is holding Farmer leaders responsible for violating the concurred rules of the tractor parade, which they say led to conflicts in parts of the Capital, the farmers have said there was a conspiracy to sabotage and censure their peaceful protest.

The farmers have also rejected their arrangements to march to the Parliament on 1 February, Budget Day.

The activity comes after Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava alleged that the farmers leaders were involved with the 26 January violence and warned that no one will be spared.

Then, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly visit the injured police and security work force who were attacked during the Republic Day violence in the national capital.

Red Fort shut till 31 Jan

The Red Fort, which was over-run by protesting farmers on 26 January, has been temporarily closed for visitors from 27 January to 31 January, the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) said in a request.

While the order didn’t mention the purpose for the closure, it is accepted that this time will be used to learn the damage caused to the iconic monument when it was overrun by protesting farmers on 26 January.

According to reports, after the violence that emitted in the Red Fort premises on Republic Day, the ASI has taken a decision to keep the entryways close to take stock of the damages.