The tractor rally (Tractor Parade) organized by the farmers’ organizations on Republic Day took the form of a clash on Tuesday. 300 policemen have been injured in this, as well as 22 cases have been registered in connection with this incident. The farmers cut a lot of ruckus at many places in Delhi and they clashed with the police. To control the situation, the police used lathicharge, water canon and tear gas. Many policemen were seriously injured in the incident.
SHO Baljit Singh of Mohan Garden police station in Dwarka district also suffered injuries in both his hands and was badly injured in Tuesday’s incident. SHO is telling that yesterday I was on duty with my staff on Najafgarh Road. Our duty was there. I got an order to stop the protesting farmers from entering Delhi. We stopped the way by placing barricades cranes. Around 3 o’clock, many farmers came from Najafgarh with tractor, they were very violent The farmers broke barricading and got the JCB under control. To control the situation, we used tear gas. But they were so violent that it was difficult to stop them. He had every kind of weapon, some had drunk alcohol.
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It was said that Dr. Suresh Kumar, Medical Officer of Loknayak Hospital had told that a total of 86 people injured in the tractor parade were brought to the hospital yesterday. Among them, there were 74 policemen and 12 protesters. Out of 86 people, 22 were brought to the Lok Nayak Hospital and 64 to the Sushruta Trauma Center for treatment. Suresh Kumar said that at present there are 5 admissions on Wednesday. The rest have been discharged after first aid. Currently, three out of five policemen admitted have head injury and fracture problems.