The farmers protesting in opposition to the Centre’s farm legal guidelines have obtained permission from the Delhi Police to carry their tractor rally on the Republic Day. “Protesting farmers can enter Delhi but can’t disturb the Republic Day parade,” the Delhi Police mentioned this night, declaring that the tractor rally will start after the day’s conventional huge parade on Rajpath, which terminates on the iconic Red Fort.
The farmers — who’ve been sitting on protest exterior the borders of Delhi for practically two months — must enter Delhi to entry the Ring Road.
The inexperienced sign got here after two rounds of conferences as we speak. One of those was with the farmers who’ve promised a peaceable rally that may transfer alongside a highway encircling town.
The police mentioned the permission was given to indicate to respect to the farmers’ calls for.
“They can enter Delhi for few kilometers and then exit (at designation spots”),” the police mentioned. The route has been fastened in such a manner that it may be protected. The variety of the tractors is just not but determined. The tractor rally will begin after Republic Day programme ends — round 11.30 am.
Indicating that stringent safety will likely be supplied for the tractor rally, the Delhi Police mentioned their personnel, who will likely be posted for Republic Day parade, must be prepared for additional deployment on brief discover.
Due to the rally of farmers, they need to go to numerous spots after the Republic Day Parade, the police mentioned. Policemen who will likely be posted on Republic Day parade, needs to be prepared for additional deployment on brief discover,” the police mentioned.