India celebrated its 72nd Republic Day today , thousands of farmers atop tractors broke barriers, clashed with police, and entered the national capital to lay siege to the Red Fort and unfurled flags on Republic Day on.
National capital witnessed violent protests as police fired tear gases and lathi charge. While one protestor lost his life, 18 police men suffered injuries.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha distanced themselves from the violent elements and stated that their otherwise peaceful movement was disrupted by anti-socials.
The Delhi Police today evening, said that the protesting farmers violated the conditions finalised for the tractor rally leading to severe damage to public property.
Union Home Ministry ordered a temporary suspension of telecom services on the border areas of Delhi till 11:59 PM.