Around 300 R-Day artists, including children rescued after being stranded at Red Fort: Delhi Police

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Around 300 artists of Republic Day parade were stranded since around 12 noon near Red Fort due to the tractor rally have now been rescued by the Delhi Police. Speaking to media in the national capital on January 26, DCP (North) of Delhi Police, Anto Alphonse said, “There were around 300 artists including children at the Red Fort. As the situation developed, we provided them with food and shifted them to a safe place, Daryaganj Mess.” The tractor rally by farmers saw violence at several places in Delhi as protestors clashed with police and broke barricades. Protesters breached the Red Fort premises and waved flags they were carrying from its ramparts. Violence erupted near the ITO area of the national capital as tractors driven by protestors tried to scare and even run over police personnel deployed in the area.