Farmers will not be allowed to enter central Delhi and their presence will be restricted to areas near the city border.
At a press conference organised by Delhi Police on Sunday, Special Commissioner of Police Intelligence, Deependra Pathak stated that after several meetings with farmer unions, Delhi Police has come to an in-principle understanding with them regarding the tractor rally on Republic day. It will begin after the Republic Day parade ends on Rajpath.
Mr. Pathak said that farmers will not be allowed to enter central Delhi and their presence will be restricted to areas near the city border. They will be able to use three circular routes from Ghazipur, Singhu, and Tikri borders as proposed by the Delhi Police. Each of these routes are roughly six kilometres in length.
“There will be high level of security for the rally to ensure that no anti-social elements breach upon the peaceful nature of the protests,” he assured.
“We will work together with the farmers to…