New Delhi: On the Republic Day of India, the farmers managed to reach the Red Fort of Delhi.
The farmers hoisted the Khalistan flag on the Red Fort.
In India, farmers have been protesting for days against controversial agricultural laws and holding sit-ins on the borders of the capital, Delhi.
On India’s Republic Day, farmers announced a tractor rally in Delhi and gathering at the Red Fort.
According to reports, barricades were set up at various places in Delhi to stop the farmers ‘tractor rallies and a heavy contingent of police was deployed. While the farmers’ rallies entered Delhi, the police rallies broke up on the orders of the Modi government.
Delhi continued to be a battleground and clashes between police and farmers continued, with police using heavy baton charges and tear gas shelling.