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Farmers sow seeds of violence: Union ends tractor rally, security beefed up

One dead, many injured as protesters storm Red Fort

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Protesters hoist religious flags at the Red Fort during the ‘tractor rally’ on the 72nd Republic Day, in New Delhi | Photo: PTI

Sanjeeb MukherjeeAgencies New Delhi
There was chaos and a death on Delhi’s roads on the 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday as teeming numbers of farmers, protesting against the three controversial farm Acts for two months, broke barriers and indulged in mayhem during a planned tractor parade.

A protesting farmer died after his tractor overturned at ITO, which is in central Delhi, the police said. They said the details about the deceased were yet to be gathered.

The farmers draped the body in the tri-colour and kept it at the ITO crossing, not allowing the police to send it for post-mortem. Some TV channels have said several

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First Published: Jan 27 2021 | 12:51 AM IST

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