Tractor March Delhi: Tractor overturns; farmer loses life

By Gitanjali Mangal -- January 26, 2021 5:01 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

The 72nd Republic Day is being celebrated across the country today. On the one hand, Republic Day Parade is being held in Delhi like every year. But, all eyes are on the farmers' tractor parade on the other side.

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In view of the Republic Day, farmers are holding a tractor march in the national capital against the three agriculture laws. Meanwhile, a tractor overturned during a stunt at Chilla Border and one farmer died during the stunt.

Lathi Charge in Tractor March Delhi: Haryana Police lathi-charged farmers during tractor march in Delhi on Republic Day 2021. Kisan Gantantra parade.

The tractor was doing stunts during the march and suddenly the balance of the tractor got disturbed and at the same time, it overturned. Meanwhile, Metropolitan President Rajiv Nagar was injured in the incident, though no one was seriously injured in the accident.

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Farmers have reached the Red Fort with tractors breaking the barricades. Where the farmers have hoisted the flag at the Red Fort in Delhi. At the same time, there are reports of clashes between farmers and police in Delhi. Some farmers and policemen have been  injured.

Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders. Despite 11 rounds of meeting between the protesting farmers and the Centre, no conclusion has come out so far. No date has been fixed for the next meeting.

The farmers have been protesting against the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

-PTC News


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