1.25 lakh tractors will enter Delhi, claim farm leaders


Tribune News Service

Sonepat, January 25

The stage is set for the ‘Kisan Tractor Parade’ in Delhi against the three farm laws. Farmer leaders here claimed that around 1.25 lakh tractors will enter Delhi for the rally from Singhu border. Thousands of farmers are reaching Singhu on their tractors and other vehicles continuously for the last three days to participate in the rally.

Farmer leaders had received an NOC from the Delhi Police to hold a tractor parade in the Capital with unlimited number of tractors for unlimited time, claimed Harinder Singh Lakhowal, general secretary, BKU. All preparations for the rally are completed, “do’s and don’ts” before and during the rally, finalised by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha, are sent to all farmer groups, he said.

The farmer leaders will gather at the central stage near Singhu border at 8 am on Tuesday morning and will move towards Delhi around 10 am, said Lakhowal.

As many as 1.25 lakh tractors will participate in the rally and it will take around three days to complete the march in the Capital, he added. As many as 3,000 volunteers in green jackets will be controlling the speed of tractors and the march will move in a single lane, keeping one lane free for to deal with any untoward incident.

1.25 lakh tractors will enter Delhi, claim farm leaders