The tractor rally, yesterday, meant to highlight demands of the farmers unions quickly took a violent turn as the protesters refused to adhere to the regulations of the police.
Hundreds of farmers riding tractors, bikes and cars reach Red Fort portico and enter its premises and hoist the farmer union flags and saffron pennant with a Sikh religious symbol on the first rampart of the iconic 17th century monument.
The violent mob also caused destruction inside the Red Fort. A video has been shared by news media outlet ANI, showing broken shards of glass, scattered pieces of paper and vandalised ticket counter seen at the Red Fort in Delhi.
Another video shared by News18 India, shows the damage and vandalism inside the Red Fort.
Over 300 police personnel were injured in the violence that ensued along with the rally. The video footages showed protesters attacking the police personnel with lathis and swords in hands. They were also seen ramming their tractors in the buses parked by police in the ITO area of the Capital.
Security has been heightened around Red Fort and multiple important points across the city.
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