INDO•ASIAN NEWS SERVICE
Gurugram, Jan 20: The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) in Gurugram conducted a tractor rally ‘rehearsal’ in Gurugram on Wednesday ahead of Republic Day, in support of the farmers’ protests against the three farm laws.
SKM president Chaudhary Santokh Singh, farmers and other members of the Morcha partic-ipated in the event. Singh said hundreds of tractors and other vehicles which had af- fixed the national flag on their ve-hicles started their journey at 12 noon and covered major stretches of the city
“The tractor rally rehearsal started from the Bajghera fly-over and later moved towards Palam Vihar Road, Sheetla Mata Road, Atul Kataria Chowk and Maharana Pratap Chowk. The rally covered around 12 kms in the city,
” Singh said. However, when the tractor rally cavalcade reached the Maharana Pratap Chowk the police per-sonnel stationed at the chowk stopped the tractor rally by erect-ing barricades at the location as the farmers wanted to go on the Delhi-Jaipur expressway. The protesters later ended their tractor rally rehearsal at Maharana Pratap Chowk.