The tractor parade will begin from the Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri border factors of Delhi, however the ultimate particulars of routes are but to be finalised.

PTI

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:34 AM IST

Around 25,000 tractors from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will take part within the ‘kisan parade’ within the nationwide capital on January 26, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Rakesh Tikait stated on Saturday.

Farmers transferring in direction of UP Gate from the 2 states on their tractor trolleys have been intercepted by police in numerous districts however farmers will arrive right here at each value, he stated.

“Around 25,000 tractors would arrive here and a tractor rally would be brought out on Republic Day. Apart from the districts of western Uttar Pradesh, farmers would take out rallies in every district,” Tikait stated in an announcement.

“No political person will be allowed to participate,” the BKU nationwide spokesperson stated.

District administrations are sending notices to farmers and mounting strain on them to not take part within the rallies citing Covid-19 norms and part 144 of the CrPC, he claimed.

Routes of the rally will probably be determined by the police of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Haryana and particulars will probably be launched by the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha after a ultimate determination, Tikait stated.

Farmer chief Abhimanyu Kohar, after attending a gathering between unions protesting the brand new agri legal guidelines and senior law enforcement officials on Saturday, claimed that the Delhi Police has given permission to the farmers’ tractor parade on January 26.

The tractor parade will begin from the Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri border factors of Delhi, however the ultimate particulars of routes are but to be finalised, stated Kohar, who’s a senior member of the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella physique of the agitating unions.

However, Delhi Police Additional Public Relation Officer Anil Mittal stated, “We are in the final stages of talks with farmers.”

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