Gurdeep Singh Mundi, brother of Lakha Sidhana, was picked up by the Delhi Police a few days ago. Gurdeep Singh has accused the police of torturing him.
The detailed arguments on the bail application of actor Deep Sidhu, who has been accused of instigating violence at Red Fort on 26 January during the “tractor parade”, was heard today in court of the Additional Sessions Judge Neelofer Abida Perveen, who adjourned it earlier for April 15.Delhi Police’s prosecutor today submitted the video transcripts of Deep Sidhu’s media speeches and claimed that the actor intended to “create violence and disregard national flag”.
To build pressure on the Indian government to repeal the farm laws, it has been decided by the Sanyukt Kissan Morcha (SKM) that Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway will be blocked by farmers for 24 hours on April 10. The next move to boost the Farmers’ protest will be a march that is scheduled to be held in May.
A bail application filed by Deep Sidhu in Delhi Court transferred to District and Sessions Judge. Deep Sidhu is presently lodged in Tihar Jail. He was arrested in a cases related to 26 January Red fort events. Delhi Court transferred case in order to decide the jurisdiction of the appropriate court in hearing the matter. The matter will be heard today at 2 PM by the District and Sessions Court.
Auckland police arrested an Indian youth named Tarun Madan for threatening a Sikh youth residing in New Zealand. He, as per the information provided on his social media accounts, hails from Delhi.
On Wednesday, An event to commemorate Navreet Singh who was shot dead by the police during the tractor march on 26 January was held inside the premises of Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) Sri Amritsar Sahib. At the event, Balkar Singh father of Jugraj Singh, the Sikh youth who hoisted Nishaan Sahib on Red Fort on Republic Day was honored.
Rallies and marches have been organized continuously to support the ongoing farmers’ protest in Delhi and to demand the withdrawal of FIRs against youth leaders like Deep Sidhu and Lakha Sidhana and the release of the arrested youth. There has been huge participation of youth in these rallies and marches.
Lilly Singh, “Superwoman” famed Canadian celebrity has once again lent her support from the global stage of Grammy awards to the Framers’ protest in India against the three controversial Farm Laws passed by the Modi government in a hurry without consulting any of the farmer union leaders.
On Monday, the issue of protesting farmers was discussed in the UK parliament and the concerns were raised over the safety of the agitating farmers and the status of press freedom in India.
On January 29, a crowd of 150 to 200 people carrying Indian flags made their way to the protest site in Singhu screaming slogans as “empty Singhu border”, “shoot the traitors”, and “drive away Khalistanis”. The crowd threw rocks at the farmers and gas bombs at the tents where the women rested. Delhi Police and Rapid Action Force personnel stand aside as the crowd attacks farmers.