Tractor Set On Fire At India Gate To Protest Farm Bills

Tractor Set On Fire At India Gate To Protest Farm Bills

Newsdesk |
September 28, 2020

A tractor was set on fire near India Gate in the heart of Delhi this morning during protests against the controversial farm laws, which have triggered widespread protests. The police have removed the tractor and the fire has been put out by the fire department. President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave assent to the three bills passed in parliament last Sunday, that have triggered farmers' protest especially in Punjab and Haryana.

New Delhi, 28 September 2020

"Today at around 7:15 AM, some (15-20) persons carrying tractor in Tata 407 vehicle came at Rajpath, Man Singh Crossing. They off loaded the tractor and tried to set it ablaze.  They claimed to be members of Youth Congress Punjab," Delhi Police said in a statement. According to the police, the protesters had raised pro-Congress slogans. As per news report of NDTV, the Punjab Youth Congress live-streamed this morning's protest at India Gate on its official Facebook page. Punjab Youth Congress workers had allegedly tried to set a tractor on fire in Haryana's Ambala on September 20.

Source -NDTV


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