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Red Fort breach: Minister Prahlad Patel says report to be sent to MHA

Union minister Prahlad Patel, who visited the Red Fort in New Delhi on Wednesday to assess the injury attributable to the violence, stated a report will be sent to the union residence ministry. Patel, the minister for tradition and tourism, visited the seventeenth century monument with officers of the ministry and Archaeological Survey of India.

“I inspected the Red Fort with officers of the Culture Ministry and Archaeological Survey of India today. I gave 2 directions – report be made at the earliest and handed over to MHA, and that the FIR be registered immediately. Things will be further clarified after the report comes,” information company ANI quoted Patel as saying.

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He additionally met the youngsters who had participated within the Republic Day parade and wished to go to Red Fort. “While returning, I visited Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Smriti. 85 children from Odisha’s Kalahandi had come and participated in the Republic Day parade. While returning they wanted to visit Red Fort but couldn’t reach there. So, I met them, they are safe,” Patel stated, in accordance to ANI.

A 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 way of obstacles, fought with police, overturned autos and hoisted a spiritual flag from the ramparts of the long-lasting Red Fort.

Some farmers carrying the ceremonial swords scaled the outer partitions of the fort and hoisted flags.

Security has been beefed up in a number of locations throughout the nationwide capital, particularly on the Red Fort and farmer protest websites, with deployment of further paramilitary forces after an order from Union residence minister Amit Shah who held a overview meeting late on Tuesday.

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Tuesday’s violence was condemned by Samyukt Kisan Morcha, the group of farm unions organising the protests. They are due to meet afterward Wednesday to resolve on a response to the violence.

A complete of 173 monuments are positioned in Delhi and guarded underneath the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). It contains UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar.



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