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Citing Mahatma, Rahul Gandhi Urges Centre To Repeal Farm Laws ‘Immediately’

Mumbai: A day after the fiery agitation of farmers in Delhi during a tractor rally, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi cited the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and appealed to the Modi government to repeal three controversial agricultural laws.

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“In a gentle way, you can shake the world – Mahatma Gandhi. Once again, there is an appeal to the Modi government to immediately withdraw the anti-farmers law,” he wrote on Twitter.

On Tuesday, chaotic scenes were witnessed in many parts of the national capital on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, as a section of farmers protested against agricultural laws stormed to the city ahead of a pre-determined time, prompting security personnel to resort to lathicharge Lying and tear gas.

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Gandhi had yesterday said that violence is not a solution to any problem. “Whoever gets hurt, the loss is of the country. Take back the anti-farmers law for the benefit of the country,” he had tweeted after the chaos in the capital.

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The protestors strayed from the path set during a meeting between police and peasant leaders a day before the rally, and entered the ITO in the middle of the national capital and the iconic Red Fort and hoisted flags from some domes of the iconic monument.

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More than 300 policemen have been reported injured so far and several public and private properties have been vandalized by the rowdy mob.

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Till now the Delhi Police has registered 22 FIRs in connection with the Kisan Tractor Parade violence, including violation of directives of law, rioting, damage to public property and assault on public servants with deadly weapons.

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