Farmers Tractor Rally on Republic Day Live Updates: The Congress today called Amit Shah the weakest Home Minister of India. “He must be sacked,” Congress media in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala said. He said the violence was a concerted efforts by the central government to defame the farmers’ “peaceful movement”. Earlier, two farmer unions pulled out of the protests over the violence that shocked the nation on Republic Day.
The Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan and the BKU-Bhanu announced that they would end the protests as what had happened yesterday was unacceptable to them. “We can’t carry forward a protest with someone whose direction is something else. So, I wish them the best but VM Singh and Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan are withdrawing from this protest right away,” VM Singh announced during a press conference.
The Delhi Police have named some farmer leaders in FIRs for the violence during tractor rally on Republic Day. Among the leaders named in the FIRs are Darshan Pal, Rajinder Singh, Balbir Singh Rajewal, Buta Singh Burjgil and Joginder Singh Ugraha for breach of NOC issued regarding farmers’ tractor rally. The FIR also mentions the name of BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.
On Tuesday, clash broke out between police and protesters after latter removed the barricades to enter Central Delhi. The protesters did succeed in their attempt but a number of police got injured and public property destroyed during the confrontation. The Protestors entered the Red Fort premises and hoisted their two different flags there, an act that led to massive outrage.