Yogendra Yadav and 20 other farmers’ leaders get notices from Delhi Police

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Farmer Leaders including Yogendra Yadav, Baldev Singh Birsa, Balbir S Rajewal and others have been issued notices by the Delhi Police over the breach of agreement regarding the Republic Day Tractor Parade.

The leaders have been given 3 days to reply to the notice and provide reasons for why the violence happened when they had taken responsibility for the parade.

The Delhi Police is holding farmers’ leaders responsible for the violence that occurred in the national capital and also for breaching the agreement between the Delhi Police and the Farmers’ Leaders regarding the rules of the tractor parade. The farmers, meanwhile, have said that the protest was sabotaged by people who they have no sympathies with and regret the violence.

Yesterday, Swaraj India Leader and Farmers’ Leader Yogendra Yadav had commented that he “deeply regretted and was ashamed with what had taken place at the Red Fort and that he took full responsibility for it.” He also added that the incident must be probed as there is definitely a conspiracy behind it.

In lieu of the Republic Day incident, the farmers have decided to hold their plans to march to the Parliament on 1 February, Budget Day.