Farmers Protest Update: Delhi Police receives 1,700 video clips related to Jan 26 tractor rally violence

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Updated: January 30, 2021 10:26:46 pm

Farmers Protest Latest News, Indian Farmers Protest 2021: Farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal has asked people to join the farmers' protest in Delhi peacefully.

Farmers Protest Live, Indian Farmers Protest Live UpdatesMore peasants are pouring in at the protest site from neighbouring areas like Meerut, Ghaziabad and Muzaffarnagar.

Kisan Andolan 2020, Farmers Protest in Delhi Updates: Raising concerns over the three new farm laws, NCP President Sharad Pawar today said the legislation will adversely affect the Minimum Support Price (MSP) and weaken the mandi system. Rajasthan CM has also expressed his concern over the farm laws and have asked the Centre to resolve the issue. Rajastha Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has called for an impartial enquiry into the January 26 Delhi violence. Gehlot lauded the farmers for holding peaceful protest for more than two months and claimed that farmers’ can’t do something like what had happened at Red Fort. Meanwhile, a team of forensic experts today visited Red Fort to collect evidence in connection with the violence that broke out at the iconic monument on Republic Day. The Union Home Ministry today temporarily suspended the mobile internet services in Singhu, Ghazipur, and Tikri and their adjoining areas from 11 pm of January 29 to 11 pm of Jan 31 to ‘maintain public safety and averting public emergency’. According to reports, internet services have also been suspended in 17 districts of Haryana. Reaching out to farmers during all-party meeting held ahead in wake of Budget Session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told the leaders of various political parties during an all-party meeting that his government has been continuously trying to resolve the issues raised by protesting farmers through talks. He said that Agriculture minister is just a call away whenever farmer union leaders want to talk, informed Union Minister Prahlad Joshi. On the other hand, farmer leaders are observing ‘Sadbhavana Diwas’ on Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary today and are holding a day-long fast at the various protest sites.

Earlier today, social activist Yogendra Yadav urged people to support farmers who have been protesting at Delhi borders. He said that the sentiments are changing in favour of farmers as people have realised that farmers are protesting for a right cause. Meanwhile, a team of Delhi Police has reached Jalandhar in connection with January 26 violence and Red Fort flag incident case. Yesterday, after Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait’s video went viral and a scuffle broke out between locals and protesting farmers, the farmers’ protest is getting intensified again as more peasants are pouring in at the protest site from neighbouring areas like Meerut, Ghaziabad and Muzaffarnagar. Police had to fire tear gas and resorted to baton charge yesterday to break up a clash between farmers and a large group of men claiming to be local residents who hurled stones at each other at the Singhu border. According to Delhi Police, 44 people including a man who attacked SHO (Alipur), Pradeep Paliwal, with a sword have been arrested on charges of attempt to murder and obstructing a public servant. On the other hand, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Lok Shakti) also re-launched its protest over the new farm laws, just a day after it had withdrawn its protest. BKU (Lok Shakti) chief Thakur Sheoraj Singh Bhati called on the supporters to reach Ghazipur border. A farmers’ mahapanchayat was also held in Muzaffarnagar to extend support to the protest which is ongoing at Delhi border. Thousands of farmers have been protesting at Delhi’s borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, demanding a rollback of the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

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    19:58 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmers' protest: Delhi Police has received 1,700 video clips, CCTV footage from public related to tractor rally violence

    Delhi Police has received 1,700 video clips, CCTV footage from public related to tractor rally violence: Jt CP (Crime) BK Singh (PTI)

    19:51 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmer Protest Live Updates: 38 cases, more than 80 arrests so far over tractor parade violence

    The Delhi Police has so far registered 38 cases and arrested 84 people in connection with the violence during a tractor parade by farmers here on Republic Day, officials said on Saturday. The tractor march by farmers protesting against the three recent agriculture laws had turned violent, leading to chaotic scenes on the streets of the national capital on Republic Day. Thousands of protesting farmers had clashed with the police during the parade. Many of them, driving tractors, reached the Red Fort and entered the monument. They also hoisted flags on the domes and placed a flagstaff at the ramparts of the national monument, where the national flag is unfurled by the prime minister on Independence Day. Police had asked nine farmer leaders to join the investigation in the case on Friday, but no one turned up. (PTI)

    19:46 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmers' protest: Day after violence, Singhu border turns into fortress

    Delhi's Singhu border was fortified with several layers of barricades and increased presence of security personnel on Saturday, a day after violence erupted during a demonstration by 'locals' against agitating farmers sitting there for over two months to demand the repeal of Centre's new agri laws. The venue on the GT Karnal road, one of the major protest sites, also had a thinner presence than previous days even though protesting farmers asserted that it was 'swelling' with more people from Punjab and Haryana coming to join them. The entry to the farmers' protest venue was closely guarded by police and para military personnel with even mediapersons finding it difficult to reach there. A senior police officer, on condition of anonymity, said 'There is blanket order not to allow free movement across the protest site in view of yesterday's violent protest as any mischief could aggravate the situation.' |READ MORE

    19:14 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmer Protest Live Updates: Security personnel deployed in strength at Ghazipur

    Security personnel, including from anti-riot police and paramilitary forces, were deployed in strength. Multiple layers of barricades including concrete blocks were being put at the protest sites. (PTI)

    19:11 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmer Protest Live Updates: Three contentious farm laws will affect MSP, weaken mandi system, says Sharad Pawar

    Raising concerns over the three new farm laws, NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday said the legislation will adversely affect the?Minimum Support Price (MSP) and weaken the mandi system. Pawar said he virtually participated in the all-party meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which issues related to the proposed agenda for the Budget session, farmers’ agitation, women’s bill and other important issues were discussed. |READ MORE

    19:04 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmer Protest Live Updates: Administration remains on high alert with Internet services temporarily suspended in areas

    The administration remained on high alert with Internet services temporarily suspended at the Singhu, Ghazipur, and Tikri borders of the national capital, as well as the adjoining areas. Haryana has already suspended the internet in 14 districts. (PTI)

    18:53 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmer Protest Live Updates: Resolve grows stronger, farmers say movement not affected by January 26 incident

    Solidarity among farmers at the Ghazipur border protest site here showed no signs of waning on Saturday with their leaders reaffirming their resolve to carry on the long-drawn movement against the new farm laws. Days after BKU leader Rakesh Tikait’s emotional appeal had galvanised farmers from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to flock to the Delhi-UP border site, several farmers said, “the fight shall go on against all odds.” |READ MORE

    18:48 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmer Protest Live Updates: Internet services except voice calls to remain suspended in certain areas till 5 pm on January 31

    Internet services except voice calls to remain suspended in Ambala, Yamuna Nagar, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Kaithal, Panipat, Hisar, Jind, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Rewari, Sonipat, Palwal and Jhajjar till 5 pm on January 31: Haryana Directorate of Information & Public Relations (ANI)

    18:41 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    84 people arrested so far in connection with 26th January violence: Delhi Police

    Total 38 FIRs registered and 84 people arrested so far in connection with 26th January violence: Delhi Police (ANI)

    18:22 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmer Protest Live Updates: Rahul Gandhi targets Modi govt

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    18:20 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmer Protest Live Updates: More farmers gather on the Delhi-Meerut highway at Ghazipur

    More farmers gathered at Ghazipur, on the Delhi-Meerut highway, that has now become the new focal point of the stir, while union leaders claimed that protesters were also heading back to Singhu and Tikri borders from Punjab and Haryana, days after the crowds had waned following the violence at the tractor rally on January 26. (PTI)

    17:50 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    NCP chief Sharad Pawar raises concern over farm laws

    Raising concerns over the three new farm laws, NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday said the legislation will adversely affect the Minimum Support Price (MSP) and weaken the mandi system. Click here to read full story

    17:21 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    AAP attacks BJP for scripting Republic Day violence

    AAP claims that violence that took place during tractor parade on January 26 was scripted by BJP with help of Delhi Police to 'defame and discredit' farmers' movement.

    16:40 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot call for impartial enquiry into January 26 violence

    Why are they not initiating a judicial inquiry? Those (farmers) who were protesting peacefully for around 70 days can't do something like this. Impartial probe must be done: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on January 26 violence in Delhi

    16:30 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Rajasthan CM condemns January 26 violence
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    16:11 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Congress again blames Centre for Republic Day Violence

    The Modi govt is using draconian laws like Sedition to suppress the voice of MPs, journalists & dissenters. The violence on Republic Day was the result of HM Shah & BJP govt's failure to maintain law & order. Scapegoating Indian citizens will not absolve them of their duties: Congress

    15:29 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury hits back at Government
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    15:22 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    A team of forensic experts today visited the Red Fort to collect evidence in connection with January 26 violence

    A team of forensic experts today visited the Red Fort to collect evidence in connection with the violence that broke out at the iconic monument on Republic Day. Thousands of protesting farmers had breached the monument on January 26 after deviating from their tractor rally route triggering a conflict with the police.

    15:17 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Centre's proposal to protesting farmers on agri laws still stands, says PM Modi in all-party meeting

    Centre's offer including the proposal to put farm laws on hold for 1.5 years to protesting farmers on agri laws still stands, says PM Modi in all-party meeting: Sources

    15:09 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Farmers observing fast on Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary

    Farmer leaders agitating against the Centre's new agri laws are observing 'Sadbhavana Diwas' on Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary on Saturday and holding a day-long fast at the various protest sites.

    14:54 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    PM Narendra Modi reaches out to farmers in all-party meeting
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    14:47 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Family members of Delhi Police protest against attack on the Police Personnel on January 26
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    14:45 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Kapil Sibbal alleges conspiracy to break farmers' movement
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    14:13 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Internet services also suspended in some districts of Haryana

    According to reports, internet has been suspended in 17 districts of Haryana in wake of farmers' protest.

    14:10 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    We are not going to war, join protest peacefully: Farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal
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    14:01 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Internet suspended again in Delhi border areas

    Delhi: Union Home Ministry has temporarily suspended internet services in Singhu, Ghazipur, and Tikri and their adjoining areas from 11 pm of Jan 29 to 11 pm of Jan 31, to 'maintain public safety and averting public emergency'.

    13:42 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    RJD forms human chain in support of farmers
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    13:27 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Yogendra Yadav urges people to come forward to support farmers

    Social activist Yogendra Yadav today urged people to come forward to support farmers protesting at Singhu Border, Tikri Border, Ghazipur and Shahjahanpur. He said that those who earlier opposed the movement are now coming out in support as they have realised that farmers are fighting for a right cuase.

    13:04 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    RLP Chief Hanuman Beniwal says he is not participating in today's all-party meeting

    Rashtriya Loktantrik Party chief Hanuman Beniwal says he is not participating in today's all-party meeting called to discuss agenda for the Budget Session, in support of farmers' protest.

    13:01 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    A Delhi Police team reached Jalandhar yesterday in connection with violence at Red Fort

    Punjab: A Delhi Police team reached Jalandhar yesterday in connection with violence at Red Fort on Jan 26. DCP Investigation, Jalandhar says, "There was info that two youth from Tarn Taran who were part of the violence are in Jalandhar. They raided the area but the two weren't found"

    12:35 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    Heavy security deployment continues at Singhu Border

    Heavy security deployment continues at Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border where farmers' protest against three agriculture laws enters Day 66.

    12:22 (IST)30 Jan 2021
    'Both carriageways of NH-24, to and from Ghaziabad and Ghazipur border closed'
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    Earlier around 1.30 PM yesterday, about 200 local villagers reached the Singhu border and went to meet the leaders of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee faction demanding that the protesters vacate the area and open the border. "They said that they have been providing all kind of help to the protesters for the last two months but now the protest is affecting their livelihood. Hence, they requested them to vacate the road. They had come on Thursday as well with the same request," Additional Delhi Police PRO Anil Mittal said. Some farmers resisted and pushing and pulling of the police barricades, which had been erected to secure the langar tents, ensued. Later, stone pelting started, the police said. While SHO Paliwal was trying to convince the farmers to stop stone pelting from their side, he was suddenly attacked by Singh, who was overpowered and apprehended at the spot, they said. The SHO sustained grievous injuries and five other police personnel were also injured, the senior officer said. However, the protesters claimed that those who visited the protest site were not locals but goons armed with sticks.
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