Live Updates: Indian Farmers’ hold ‘Historical Tractor Parade’

15:46 IST –Internet services snapped in some parts of Delhi-NCR in view of the prevailing law and order situation, reports ANI.

15:14 IST –Underlining that violence is not the solution to any problem, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appealed to the Centre to repeal the farm laws


14:54 IST – One person, 45 year old Navneet killed at ITO, while reason is not clear yet .


14:12 IST –A protestor hoists a flag from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi

14:04 ISTProtestors enter Red Fort in Delhi, wave flags from the ramparts of the fort.

13:52 ISTGroups of protesting farmers reached Red Fort on Tuesday after breaching police barricades, attacking personnel and even vandalising a bus at ITO.

13:19 IST – Police use tear gas shells to disperse the protesting farmers at ITO in central Delhi.

13:16 IST –  Delhi Police officials sit on road in Nangloi to block the area where farmers holding tractor parade have reached.

12:23 IST-  Since tractors for the Tractor Rally are stuck, several farmers have parked themselves on the road. Traffic jam near Jharoda Kalan. Hundreds of tractors from Tikri border are stucked.

12:02 IST- Protestors at Karnal bypass break police barricading to enter Delhi as farmers tractor rally is underway in the national capital Farm laws.

11:55 IST- “Most of the farmers want a peaceful movement to Delhi. There are some elements who want to disturb the peaceful movement. But we won’t succeed them. They tried to provoke some farmers Monday evening too,” Satnam Singh Sidhu, Vice- President, Indian Farmers Association, Punjab said.

11:52 IST- Tractors bearing flags could be seen, along with and locals on both sides of the road showering petals on cavalcades, as security personnel tried to convince farmers to stick to the decided plan of holding the tractor parade after the conclusion of the Republic Day parade at the Rajpath.

11:35 IST- Protestors push through police barricading on Delhi-Meerut Expressway near Pandav Nagar.

11:24 IST- Farmers have reached Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra Chowk flyover. Many of them have police lathis with them .

11:19 IST- Today as India celebrates RepublicDay and the birth of the extraordinary Constitution that established your nation as the biggest sovereign democracy in the world, I want to offer my sincere greetings to a country that is very close to my heart: UK PM Boris Johnson

11:14 IST- They have cooperated with us and we are cooperating with them. It is our request that they continue to follow the route they are currently on: SS Yadav, Joint Commissioner of Police at Singhu Border

11:11 IST- We’ve to move towards Ring Road but police is stopping us. We’ve given them 45 mins to speak to their seniors. We’re carrying out a peaceful parade. The route they are asking us to follow wasn’t agreed upon: Satnam Singh Pannu, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee at Singhu Border.

11:04 IST- Tear gas has been broken out at farmers by the Police in New Delhi .

11:04 IST- Chaos prevailed at Delhi’s Singhu border as police resorted to lathicharge after protesting farmers broke the remaining police barricades.

10:47 IST-Haryana: Drones put to use amid high security arrangements at Faridabad-Palwal border as farmers carry out tractor parade.

10:55 IST- Delhi, Locals in Swaroop Nagar shower flower petals on farmers as they carry out tractor parade on the occasion of Republic Day.

India is celebrating their 72nd republic day this year; amid the COVID-19, farmers of India have also scheduled a tractor rally in the national capital Delhi.

10:07 IST – Ahead of their proposed tractor parade on Republic Day, protesting farmer unions on Monday announced they would march towards Parliament from different locations on Feb. 1 when the annual Union Budget is scheduled to be presented. Darshan Pal of the Krantikari Kisan Union said the protesting farmers remain firm in their stand of repealing the three new farm laws, and their agitation will continue till their demands are met.

10:12 IST –President of India , Ram Nath Kovind arrives at Rajpath for the Republic Day
parade and celebrations.


10:24 IST-  Bengaluru: Farmers in Channapatna join protests.

10:26 IST-  Security forces deployed at Gazipur.

10:29 IST-   After Singhu and Tikri, farmers trying to go past barricades at Gazipur too.

10:32 IST- Farmers hoisting flag at Azad maidan in Mumbai

10:32 IST- Captain Preeti Choudhary of 140 Air Defence Regiment (Self Propelled) leads upgraded Schilka Weapon system. She is the only woman contingent commander from Army at Republic Day parade 2021. Schilka Weapon system is equipped with modern radar and digital fire control computers.

10:37 IST- Farmers covering parade on foot stop for a break. Surinder Singh a farmer from Bathinda. “Tractors are getting stuck in jams, so we decided to walk on foot. Have been walking since 8 AM. Will start again soon till we complete the whole route.”

10:38 IST-Farmer leaders who entered Delhi via the Singhu border give the police 45 minutes to remove all barricades and allow them to continue their march towards the Outer Ring Road in Central Delhi.

10:41 IST-Members of the Transgender community in Bengaluru cooking breakfast for farmers who will arrive today for the protest in the city.