Delhi Police PC: Says yes to farmers’ tractor parade; Map announced

After a short meeting between the Delhi Police and farmers yet again today, Delhi Police has given a nod to tractor parade on Republic Day January 26, 2021.

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The Delhi police held a press conference and said that no barricades will be seen and put and they will help and support the tractor rally as it is farmers’ right to take out a rally, if they wish to.

Farmers Tractor March

The Delhi Police also said that they have been continuously getting threats to create disturbance in the tractor rally and 308 twitter handles have been generated from Pakistan to create confusion.

Dependra Pathak, Special CP, Intelligence, Delhi Police said, “We have finally decided, we have agreed that we will have tractor rally also on that day (Republic Day) maintaining the sanctity and security arrangements of the Republic Day celebrations.”

“Through intelligence & various other agencies, we have continuously been getting inputs regarding threat to create disturbance in the tractor rally. 308 Twitter handles have been generated from Pakistan to create confusion.” he said.

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Adding, “For the security arrangements of the tractor rally, we will be providing required Police deployment realizing that there are elements of threat to create disturbance in the rally.”

Announcing the map of the parade, Dependra Pathak, Special CP, Intelligence, Delhi Police said, “The tractor rally will enter Delhi from Tikri, Singhu & Ghazipur borders & return to its originating points. From Singhu, it will pass through Kanjhawala, Bawana, Auchandi border, KMP Expressway & then return to Singhu.”

Adding, “From Tikri border, it will go to Nagloi & pass through Najafgarh & Western Peripheral Expressway. From Ghazipur border, the rally will go to 56-foot road & return to its originating point passing through Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal Expressway.”

The tractor rally of farmers on Tuesday will begin amid tight security after Republic Day celebrations conclude.

The Special Commissioner of Police (Intelligence) while briefing media on the issue said the police will provide ‘fail-proof’ security cover to the rally.

The Delhi commissioner has also issued notice stating, “All officers and men, as well as CAPF and other force deployed for Republic Day Parade security, should remain in ready position to move at short notice for law and order arrangement in connection with Kisan tractor rally.”

-PTC News