Marching on foot from the mahapanchayat venue to the mini-secretariat five kilometres away, farmers faced a water cannon as they neared the complex.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha said that electoral defeat will force the BJP-led government at the Centre to repeal the three farm laws.
Farm leader Balbir Singh Rajewal said various farmers’ teams will visit poll-bound states, including West Bengal and Kerala, to appeal to farmers to defeat the BJP.
Protesting farmers have accused the Centre of adopting ‘repressive’ measures against them
'I am not sure about who is behind the violence which took place during the rally but it looks like it was those that we kept out of the farmers’ protest', says Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav
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The 50-km long rally will encircle the city and not disrupt the Republic Day parade, farmer leaders said.
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Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav, Haryana Kisan Manch chief Prahalad Singh and numerous farmers have been detained in Haryana’s Sirsa district. They were protesting the recently passed farm laws.
Raising doubts about the impartiality of the probe, the CPI said the investigation by the Delhi Police is a 'conspiracy' aimed at criminalising those who speak against human rights violations and injustice, rather than catching the real perpetrators of the violence.
Yogendra Yadav also termed the reports 'factually incorrect', saying Delhi Police's supplementary chargesheet does not mention him as co-conspirator, or even as accused in Delhi Riots.
They have been accused of asking anti-CAA protesters to go to 'any extreme', spreading discontent in the community by calling CAA/NRC anti-Muslim, and organise demonstrations to 'malign the image of the Government of India'.
Along with Yadav, student leader Kawalpreet Kaur and advocate DS Bindra also found a mention in the chargesheet.
The day witnessed massive protest rallies, violence in parts of Uttar Pradesh and detention of hundreds of protesters.
Amid debate and speculation about the results, Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav created a controversy when he said the Congress “must die.”
Last week, a junior court assistant had sent written complaints to 22 judges, alleging she was sexually harassed by Chief Justice Gogoi in October 2018.
Rajput community members hold swords as they pay tribute at the statue of last Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary, in Jammu.PTI Photo
A boat passes through a canal as farmers look on during the launch of Vellayani Farmers' Producer Company, in Thiruvananthapuram. As part of the Union Government's new farm policy, the collective will mobilise farmers...PTI Photo
Activists of Raza Academy protest against the opening of cinema halls in the holy city Madina of Saudi Arabia, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
(R to L) Mayors Shyam Sundar Aggarwal (East Delhi), Mukesh Suryan (South Delhi) and Raja Iqbal Singh (North Delhi) address a joint press conference at Dr SPM Civic Centre, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Police personnel inspect the blast site at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru.PTI Photo
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