The Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Tuesday disassociated itself from violent acts that came about throughout the farmers’ tractor parade. The SKM mentioned it condemns and regrets the “undesirable” and “unacceptable” occasions.
“We condemn and remorse the undesirable and unacceptable occasions which have taken place at the moment and dissociate ourselves from these indulging in such acts. Regardless of all our efforts, some organisations and people have violated the route and indulged in condemnable acts. Anti-social components had infiltrated the in any other case peaceable motion. Now we have at all times held that peace is our greatest power, and that any violation would harm the motion,” the Samyukta Kisan Morcha mentioned in a press release.
“We dissociate ourselves from all such components which have violated our self-discipline. We attraction strongly to everybody to stay to the route and norms of the Parade, and never bask in any violent motion or something that taints nationwide symbols and dignity. We attraction to everybody to desist from any such acts,” the farmer union mentioned.
Wielding sticks and golf equipment and holding the tricolour and union flags, yens of hundreds of farmers atop tractors broke limitations, clashed with police and entered the town from numerous factors to put siege to the Pink Fort and climb the flagpole on Republic Day on Tuesday.
Whereas farmer leaders, who’ve been spearheading the two-month protest on the nationwide capital’s border factors to demand a repeal of the farm legal guidelines, disowned the protesters, one younger man was seen hoisting a yellow triangular flag on the flagpole – the centrepiece of the nation’s Independence Day celebrations.