NEW DELHI: The Congress on Wednesday stated the January 26 violence in the course of the tractor rally within the nationwide capital was a planned conspiracy to defame the peaceable farmers motion.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala blamed Union residence minister Amit Shah for the violence that passed off yesterday and sought his resignation.
Earlier right this moment, the Aam Aadmi Party additionally alleged that the BJP planted its “stooge” actor Deep Sidhu to create “chaos” in farmers’ tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day.
At a press convention, AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha, whereas questioning the connection between Sidhu and BJP, confirmed a number of photographs purportedly of the actor with varied BJP leaders.
“The BJP planted their stooge Deep Sidhu to create chaos in farmers’ tractor parade,” Chadha stated.
The tractor parade on Tuesday that was to spotlight the calls for of the farmer unions to repeal the three new agriculture legal guidelines descended into anarchy as tens of 1000’s of protesters broke by means of boundaries, fought with police, overturned autos and hoisted a spiritual flag from the ramparts of the enduring Red Fort.
Clashes broke out in a number of locations, main to violence in well-known landmarks of Delhi and its suburbs, amid waves of violence that ebbed and flowed by means of the Republic Day.
Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu has additionally been blamed by the farmer union leaders and politicians for inciting violence in the course of the tractor rally.
Sidhu was amongst protesters at the Red Fort the place flags had been put up.
He was an aide of Deol when the latter contested from the Gurdaspur seat in Punjab in the course of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Deol, who’s now a BJP MP, had distanced himself from Sidhu in December final 12 months after he joined the farmers’ agitation.
(With inputs from PTI)