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Farmer leaders meet Kejriwal, demands judicial inquiry into R-Day violence

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A delegation of Samyukt Kisan Morcha met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday while urging him for a judicial inquiry into the alleged ‘conspiracy’ against the protesting farmers.

In a press conference, the SKM leaders said that the Delhi CM informed them about the 115 farmers arrested by police. All the arrested individuals were in Tihar Jail and the Delhi government has demanded the formation of a medical board to examine them.

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“The leaders of Samyukt Kisan Morcha met CM Arvind Kejriwal today to discuss the issue of farmers lodged in jails of Delhi and missing persons in connection with farmers protest. The Delhi government has shared a detailed list of 115 farmers lodged in Delhi’s jails. CM Kejriwal assured the farm leaders full support in their fight for justice,” the city government said in a statement.

The leaders revealed that the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) had formed a legal team on Monday that started working to assist the missing or arrested farmers. This legal team met Kejriwal on Tuesday while demanding the release of farmers lodged in jails. The team included Prem Singh Bhangu, Rajinder Singh Deep Singh Wala, Inderjit Singh and Harpal Singh Mundal.

The Morcha leaders have reportedly submitted a list of 29 missing youths to the chief minister and demanded all humanitarian facilities to the protestors lodged in jails. The statement issued by the Morcha reads, “The delegation demanded a medical board and said the investigation will expose the police brutality done on farmers. The leaders also demanded a judicial inquiry into the whole case so that the conspiracy of January 26 could be revealed,”

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Kejriwal was accompanied by Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain and AAP MLA Raghav Chadha during the delegation meeting with the SKM. The Morcha confirmed that the AAP government has decided to extend its full support to the farmers under its jurisdiction. They have also assured the farmers to communicate to the Centre through Lt Governor.

Thousands of agitating farmers reached ITO from the Ghaziour border on Republic Day and clashed with the police. Several others reached the Red Fort, driving tractors and entered the monument while hoisting flags on the domes.

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