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37 Farmer Leaders, Including Yogendra Yadav And Rakesh Tikait, Named In Delhi Police FIR

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The Delhi Police in its FIR stated that acts like not following mutually agreed route and timing of farmers' rally to disrupt R-Day parade were done.

 37 Farmer Leaders, Including Yogendra Yadav And Rakesh Tikait, Named In Delhi Police FIR

In an aftermath of the Red Fort siege and violence on capital’s roads during the tractor parade on Tuesday, as many as 37 farmer leaders, including Medha Patkar, Buta Singh, Rakesh Tikait, Yogendra Yadav, Darshan Pal and Gurnam Singh Chaduni, have been named in an FIR filed by the Delhi Police.

Around 300 police personnel were injured even as two farmer unions on Wednesday withdrew from the agitation against the farm laws.

The Delhi Police in its FIR stated that acts like not following mutually agreed route and timing of farmers' rally to disrupt R-Day parade were done.

Delhi Police said that 22 FIRs have been filed and around 200 people detained. Multiple videos and CCTV footage are being scanned to identify those involved in the violence and strict action will be taken against the culprits.

The FIR has been registered under various sections of IPC including 147, 148 (related to rioting), 307 (attempt to murder) and 120B (punishment of criminal conspiracy).