Farmers’ Tractor Rally On Republic Day Turns Violent
On Jan. 26, clashes erupted between protesters and police as thousands of farmers poured into the national capital riding on their tractors, pulling apart barricades. The tractor parade, which was meant to be peaceful, was organized on India’s Republic Day as a show of strength by the protesting farmers who have occupied campsites at the capital’s borders for over two months opposing the new agriculture laws, which they call a threat to their livelihoods. StoriesAsia’s journalists were at the Tikri border, which is between Delhi and Haryana. Here’s is the video report.