New Delhi, Jan 27: The Aam Aadmi Social gathering on Wednesday alleged that the BJP planted its “stooge” actor Deep Sidhu to create “chaos” in farmers” tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day.
The tractor parade on Tuesday that was to focus on the calls for of the farmer unions to repeal the three new agriculture legal guidelines descended into anarchy as tens of 1000’s of protesters broke by way of boundaries, fought with police, overturned automobiles and hoisted a non secular flag from the ramparts of the long-lasting Purple Fort.
Clashes broke out in a number of locations, resulting in violence in well-known landmarks of Delhi and its suburbs, amid waves of violence that ebbed and flowed by way of the Republic Day.
Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu has been blamed by the farmer union leaders and politicians for inciting violence through the tractor rally.
At a press convention, AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha, whereas questioning the connection between Sidhu and BJP, confirmed a number of images purportedly of the actor with numerous BJP leaders.
“The BJP planted their stooge Deep Sidhu to create chaos in farmers” tractor parade,” Chadha stated.
Sidhu was amongst protesters on the Purple Fort the place flags have been put up.
He was an aide of Deol when the latter contested from the Gurdaspur seat in Punjab through the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Deol, who’s now a BJP MP, had distanced himself from Sidhu in December final yr after he joined the farmers” agitation.
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Amid an enormous outrage over protesters hoisting a non secular flag on the Purple Fort through the tractor rally on Republic Day, Sidhu defended their motion, saying they didn’t take away the nationwide flag and had put up the ”Nishan Sahib” as a symbolic protest.
The ”Nishan Sahib” flag, an emblem of Sikh faith, is seen in any respect gurdwara complexes.
In a video posted on Fb on Tuesday night, Sidhu had claimed that it was not a deliberate transfer and that they shouldn’t be given any communal color or dubbed as fundamentalists or hardliners.
He had additionally said that the nationwide flag was not faraway from the flagpole on the Purple Fort and that no one raised a query over the nation”s unity and integrity.
Sidhu, who had been related to the farmers” agitation for the final many months, stated “anger flares up” in a mass motion like this when the real rights of individuals are ignored.