Punjab Youth Cong members set tractor ablaze on Rajpath

  • | Tuesday | 29th September, 2020

New Delhi: More than a dozen members of the Punjab Youth Congress on Monday set ablaze a tractor at Rajpath near India Gate in the heart of Lutyens' Delhi - a high-security zone - as part of their protest against the recently passed controversial farm legislation that several opposition parties have dubbed as 'anti-farmer'. "They off-loaded the tractor and tried to set it ablaze and claimed to be members of Youth Congress Punjab," police said, adding that further legal action will be taken after ascertaining their affiliation. The Youth Congress, in a Twitter post, said, "Our country thrives on the blood and sweat of our farmers. On Bhagat Singh's birth anniversary Youth Congress set ablaze a tractor in protest against the govt's anti-farmer bills". Meanwhile, Delhi Congress chief Anil Kumar and other party leaders in the city were detained by police during their protest against the farm Bills at Rajghat here.

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