‘Cannot condone lawlessness’: Shashi Tharoor says farmers’ flag atop Purple Fort ‘most unlucky’ | India Information

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NEW DELHI: As protesters agitating in opposition to the brand new farm legal guidelines entered the premises of Purple Fort right here on Tuesday and hoisted from its ramparts flags they had been carrying, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor condemned the act and stated though he helps the farmers‘ protest, he can’t condone lawlessness.
“Most unlucky. I’ve supported the farmers’ protests from the beginning however I can’t condone lawlessness. And on Republic Day no flag however the sacred tiranga ought to fly aloft the Purple Fort,” Tharoor tweeted.

Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha lawmaker Priyanka Chaturvedi additionally condemned the incident, stated any violence in a democracy shouldn’t be acceptable.
“Disturbing pictures of protest going uncontrolled on the Purple Fort. Tricolour disrespect is unacceptable. Any violence in a democracy is unacceptable. Regulation should be supreme. No aspect wins, the nation loses. Unhappy day for the Republic,” she tweeted.

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has slammed the Central Authorities saying, the federal government did not hearken to the protesting farmers until the top.
“Was the federal government eagerly ready for this present day? The federal government didn’t hearken to thousands and thousands of farmers until the top. What kind of democracy is flourishing in our nation? This isn’t democracy, brother…one thing else is occurring. Jai Hind,” he tweeted.

A protestor climbed up the mast on the ramparts of the historic seventeenth century monument and raised a flag he was carrying on the place the place the Tricolour is hoisted.
The protestors got here to central Delhi deviating from the route which had been determined for tractor march. Violence erupted close to ITO space of nationwide capital as tractors pushed by protestors tried to scare and even run over police personnel deployed within the space.
Protesting farmers reached ITO after breaking police barricades positioned reverse previous Delhi Police headquarters and had been seen attacking police personnel and vandalising autos.
A number of folks together with police personnel suffered accidents through the conflict between protesting farmers and police.
Farmers have been protesting on the completely different borders of the nationwide capital since November 26 in opposition to the three newly enacted farm legal guidelines – Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Safety) Settlement on Value Assurance and farm Providers Act 2020 and the Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020.





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