Summoned by the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) final week in reference to the Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) case, Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu was among the many group of farmers who entered the Crimson Fort on Tuesday and hoisted flags within the 17th-century monument. The event got here amid violent clashes in a number of elements of the nationwide capital because the tractor rally by the agitating farmers went awry. It’s now identified that Sindhu had additionally carried out a Fb dwell whereas hoisting the pennant from the ramparts of the Crimson Fort.
“We’ve solely hoisted the Nishan Sahib flag on the Crimson Fort whereas exercising our democratic proper to protest,” Sindhu might be heard within the video.
The case towards Sindhu, for which he was summoned, was registered on December 15, final 12 months.
Even the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has now distanced itself from Sidhu and accused him of main the farmers to the Crimson fort. The SKM mentioned that Sidhu appeared on a stage on Monday night time and gave a provocative speech selling separatism to sabotage the farmers’ protest.
Identified to be near Gurdaspur MP and Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, Sidhu was the election in-charge for the BJP chief through the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
In December final 12 months, Deol had distanced himself from Sidhu. Even the farmers’ unions had banned Sidhu final 12 months.
Tractor rally: What occurred at Crimson Fort on January 26?
Deviating from the designated route for the proposed tractor parade, a piece of protesting farmers entered the Crimson Fort on Tuesday and hoisted flags from some domes of the enduring monument within the nationwide capital. Pushed again by the police from the ITO in Central Delhi a piece of the protesting farmers drove their tractors to Crimson Fort advanced.
The group swelled on the monument as some protesting farmers and ‘Nihangs’ (conventional Sikh warriors) had been seen getting into the Crimson Fort and hoisting a flag from the workers from which the prime minister unfurls the tricolour on Independence Day.
A complete of 41 police personnel had been injured through the violence at Crimson Fort and ambulances might be seen getting into the Crimson Fort advanced. There was a gentle lathi-charge with police eradicating protesting farmers from the Crimson Fort. The strain was mirrored elsewhere within the metropolis too.
Round 200 artists, together with kids, who had been a part of the Republic Day parade, had been additionally rescued after they bought stranded close to Crimson Fort because the farmer’s tractor parade turned violent and protesters broke limitations and stormed the Mughal period monument.