Delhi Police alleged that farmer leaders made inflammatory speeches and were involved in the violence during the tractor parade by agitating farmers. The violence during the tractor parade on Republic Day left 394 of its personnel injured and 30 police vehicles damaged.
Delhi police commissioner S N Srivastava said farmer unions did not follow conditions set for the tractor rally that was supposed to be held from 12 noon to 5 PM and accused them of betrayal.
“As many as 25 FIRs have been registered so far. We are using the facial recognition system and taking the help of CCTV and video footage to identify the accused. Strict action will be taken against those identified. No culprit will be spared,” he said
The national capital witnessed clashes between protesters and police during the tractor parade by farmers on the Republic Day to press their demand of repealing three new agri laws.