Photos: A week since the farmers’ tractor rally in Delhi

  • After a fraction of people went rogue during the tractor rally on January 26, the farmers' protest against the new farm laws has been under scrutiny. While some miscreants resorted to stone pelting at one of the protest sites, Delhi Police laid out iron spikes and concrete barriers on roads leading to protest sites. Through the week, many senior politicians extended support to the farmers and defended their right to protest peacefully. A look at the developments over the week.
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Farmers during the tractor rally against the new farm laws, near Akshardham in New Delhi on January 26. Since the tractor rally on January 26 went out of control, the farmers’ protest in Delhi borders has witnessed severe police arrangements and leaders calling for support to continue the agitation against the new farm laws.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Farmers during the tractor rally against the new farm laws, near Akshardham in New Delhi on January 26. Since the tractor rally on January 26 went out of control, the farmers’ protest in Delhi borders has witnessed severe police arrangements and leaders calling for support to continue the agitation against the new farm laws.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Heavy police and paramilitary force deployed at Red Fort a day after a fraction from the farmers’ tractor rally went rogue and caused damages to the 17th-century monument, in New Delhi on January 27.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Heavy police and paramilitary force deployed at Red Fort a day after a fraction from the farmers’ tractor rally went rogue and caused damages to the 17th-century monument, in New Delhi on January 27.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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A police personnel moves a barrier in place, after the ongoing protest against the new farm laws was called off at Chilla (Delhi-UP border) near Noida on January 27. Protest sites in Chilla and Burari were vacated as some farmer unions called off their agitation following the violence on January 26.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

A police personnel moves a barrier in place, after the ongoing protest against the new farm laws was called off at Chilla (Delhi-UP border) near Noida on January 27. Protest sites in Chilla and Burari were vacated as some farmer unions called off their agitation following the violence on January 26.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

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A scene of unrest at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana border) after some miscreants claiming to be local residents clashed with the protesting farmers, near New Delhi on January 29.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

A scene of unrest at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana border) after some miscreants claiming to be local residents clashed with the protesting farmers, near New Delhi on January 29.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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BKU leader Rakesh Tikait breaks down while speaking to the media at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) protest site near New Delhi on January 29. After an order from the Uttar Pradesh government to clear the Ghazipur protest site, Tikait, who has been at the forefront of the protest here said he would commit suicide at the camp if the administration used force.(ANI)

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait breaks down while speaking to the media at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) protest site near New Delhi on January 29. After an order from the Uttar Pradesh government to clear the Ghazipur protest site, Tikait, who has been at the forefront of the protest here said he would commit suicide at the camp if the administration used force.(ANI)

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Farmers raise slogans during the protest at Ghazipur near New Delhi on January 29. After Tikait’s video in tears went viral, a large number of farmers started moving towards Ghazipur. For the first time since the protests began in November, attention, restricted largely to the two larger protests sites, Singhu and Tikri had moved to Ghazipur.(Sakib ALi / HT Photo)

Farmers raise slogans during the protest at Ghazipur near New Delhi on January 29. After Tikait’s video in tears went viral, a large number of farmers started moving towards Ghazipur. For the first time since the protests began in November, attention, restricted largely to the two larger protests sites, Singhu and Tikri had moved to Ghazipur.(Sakib ALi / HT Photo)

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Heavy barricading with concrete bollards and concertina wire set up near the Ghazipur border protest site on January 31. Soon after Tikait’s call to continue the agitation, police presence started rising near the protest sites.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

Heavy barricading with concrete bollards and concertina wire set up near the Ghazipur border protest site on January 31. Soon after Tikait’s call to continue the agitation, police presence started rising near the protest sites.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

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Amid other measures, the Centre on January 30, placed a temporary suspension on internet services in Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri and adjoining areas till 11pm, January 31. This was the second suspension that took place in a week, the first suspension being imposed on January 26, soon after the tractor march.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

Amid other measures, the Centre on January 30, placed a temporary suspension on internet services in Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri and adjoining areas till 11pm, January 31. This was the second suspension that took place in a week, the first suspension being imposed on January 26, soon after the tractor march.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

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Students cross over barbed wires placed by Delhi Police in wake of the ongoing protest near Ghazipur on February 2. Over the week several senior politicians have extended their support to the farmers’ agitation and defended their democratic right to protest peacefully.(Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

Students cross over barbed wires placed by Delhi Police in wake of the ongoing protest near Ghazipur on February 2. Over the week several senior politicians have extended their support to the farmers’ agitation and defended their democratic right to protest peacefully.(Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

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Demonstrators raise slogans as protests continued against the new farm laws at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) near New Delhi on February 2.(Sakib ALi / HT Photo)

Demonstrators raise slogans as protests continued against the new farm laws at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) near New Delhi on February 2.(Sakib ALi / HT Photo)

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