Following the violence during the farmers’ tractor march in Delhi on Republic Day, the Congress leader Digvijay Singh said that farmers have handed over 15 people who started the violence.
“The farmers have handed over 15 people who started the violence yesterday,” said Digvijay Singh on violence during the farmers’ tractor march in Delhi on Republic Day.
He further said that they (15 people) have been found to have govt identity cards. “Now you only understand who is in the govt. This was an act of concerted conspiracy to malign a peaceful movement,” he said.
Digvijay also said that “the police barricaded the route at the Ghazipur border which was the planned route for the tractor rally. Then police used tear gas which precipitated the violence.”
As per the report, the FIR registered by the Delhi Police on ITO mentioned the sequence of the incident. It stated that the farmers started coming towards Central Delhi while constant requests were made to maintain law and order. It also mentioned that the incident of a farmer who died after his tractor overturned.
The FIR stated that the Police and others started rescuing them but the protesting farmers came there with tractors and attempted to hit Police officials.
“The police had a close shave and left from the spot, later they got to know that the farmer succumbed to his injuries,” Delhi Police stated.