The farmers are all set for tractor parade on Republic Day, 26th January 2020, in Delhi as after another meeting between the Delhi Police and farmers yesterday, Delhi Police has given a nod to the tractor parade.
However, Delhi Police has given their own map and asked the farmers to follow that.
Announcing the map of the parade yesterday, Dependra Pathak, Special CP, Intelligence, Delhi Police had 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.”
Today, SS Pandher, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee said that they have requested the Delhi Police officials again that they still wish to take out the farmers tractor parade at the earlier route that they had given.
“We requested Delhi Police officials again but no mid-ground was found. We’ve asked them to speak with their seniors & if they agree to our routes, it will be good. We will hold the tractor parade at the routes decided earlier,” said SS Pandher, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee.
Adding, “When we came to know last night that announced routes are different from what was decided, we expressed displeasure & held a meeting within our Committee. We’ll announce the routes for tractor parade in the evening,”
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.