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On Republic Day, January 26th, the Delhi Police Department issues an alert to 20 farmer leaders

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On Wednesday, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava announced that 19 people had been arrested and that more than 25 criminal cases had been filed. “There would be no scapegoats. There have been 19 arrests and 50 people detained as a result of the investigation. “They’re being interrogated,” he said.

Farmers’ groups said on Wednesday that their Budget Day (February 1) march to the parliament had been cancelled due to violence on Republic Day (January 26) during a tractor rally of farmers who have been protesting against the Centre’s farm laws for over two months. They went on to say that the anti-law demonstrations will continue, with hunger strikes and public meetings taking place across India on January 30.

During the clashes with the demonstrators on January 26, nearly 400 police officers were wounded. Farmers who were protesting the laws continued to claim that “anti-social” forces organised the violence in order to derail their peaceful protests.

On Wednesday, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava announced that 19 people had been arrested and that more than 25 criminal cases had been filed. “There would be no scapegoats. There have been 19 arrests and 50 people detained as a result of the investigation. “They’re being interrogated,” he said.

The Delhi Police issued a notice to 20 farmers leaders, including Yogendra Yadav and Balbir S Rajewal, regarding the violence that erupted during the tractor rally, in a major development on Thursday morning. According to news agency ANI, the Police have asked these leaders to respond within three days.

Hundreds of demonstrators broke through the Red Fort’s outer walls and erected a “Nishan Sahib” and a farmer flag on a flagpole, causing widespread outrage. Meanwhile, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has released an order declaring the historical monument closed to tourists from January 27 to January 31.

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THE 28TH OF JANUARY, 2021, AT 10:15 A.M. IST
Twenty farmer leaders, including Yogendra Yadav and Balbir S Rajewal, have received notice from the Delhi Police.

In response to the violence that erupted during the Republic Day tractor rally, the Delhi Police issued a notice to 20 farmers leaders, including Yogendra Yadav and Balbir S Rajewal, on Thursday morning. According to ANI, the police have given these leaders three days to react.

THE 28TH OF JANUARY, 2021, AT 10:13 A.M. IST
Shah will pay a visit to two Delhi hospitals where injured police officers are being treated.

Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister, will pay a visit to two hospitals in north Delhi where police officers were injured in the violence on January 26.

Until now, almost 400 people have been injured.

THE 28TH OF JANUARY, 2021, AT 9:23 A.M. IST
Shiv Sena accuses the Centre of inciting violence in order to undermine the anti-farm law campaign.

The Shiv Sena said on Thursday that the Union government incited farmers to commit violence on January 26 in order to delegitimize the anti-three-controversial farm laws movement. “No one will help what happened in the national capital on Republic Day,” the Shiv Sena said through its mouthpiece, Saamana.

NH-24, the road connecting Delhi and Ghaziabad, has opened at 09:07 AM IST on January 28, 2021: The Delhi Police Department’s Traffic Division

The National Highway-24 (NH-24), which connects Delhi and Ghaziabad, was reopened on Thursday morning, according to the Delhi Traffic Police.

AT 08:02 A.M. IST ON THE 28TH OF JANUARY, 2021

The Indian embassy in Rome was vandalised on January 26 by pro-Khalistani supporters.

Sources told news agency ANI that on Republic Day (January 26), a large number of pro-Khalistani supporters vandalised the India embassy in Rome. The sources went on to say that they were aware of the incident and had informed the Italian authorities of their concerns. “The host government is responsible for the safety and protection of Indian diplomats and diplomatic facilities,” they said.

THE 28TH OF JANUARY, 2021, AT 07:11 A.M. IST
According to UP Police, a farmer died after a tractor flipped, with no bullet injuries.

The postmortem of the protesting farmer who died during the tractor march in central Delhi on Republic Day revealed that he died of injuries sustained when his tractor overturned, according to the Uttar Pradesh Police.

“A postmortem was performed yesterday night by three senior doctors, and there was no evidence of bullet damage. He died as a result of antemortem injuries sustained when his tractor turned turtle, as seen in the viral video. The deceased’s last rights were carried out peacefully in his village, according to Avinash Chandra, Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Bareilly in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.


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