Pics: Farmers Enter Red Fort, Clash With Police As India Celebrates Republic Day

Republic Day Tractor Rally: More than 5,000 protesters near the Singhu border, which divides Haryana and Delhi, broke police barricades, adamant to march ahead.

Pics: Farmers Enter Red Fort, Clash With Police As India Celebrates Republic Day

Farmers Tractor Rally: Farmers raise slogans as they arrive at Red Fort.

New Delhi:

As the farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws entered Delhi ahead of the huge tractor rally, police barricades were knocked down near the outskirts of the national capital. More than 5,000 protesters near the Singhu border, which divides Haryana and Delhi, broke police barricades, adamant to march ahead. Some of them reached ITO and clashed with police. Lathicharge, use of tear gas, stone pelting was reported. Farmers had also entered Red Fort in large numbers and hoisted flags.

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Farmers on their tractors arrive at Red Fort during the 'Kisan Gantantra Parade' amid the 72nd Republic Day celebrations.

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Farmers on their tractors move towards Delhi after breaking the police barricades at Singhu border during their rally on Republic Day, in New Delhi.   

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Farmers are seen at the Red Fort as they continue to protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms in New Delhi.

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Farmers on their tractors move towards Delhi after breaking the police barricades at the Singhu border during their rally on Republic Day, in New Delhi.

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Farmers ride on a tractor during a rally as they continue to demonstrate against the central government's recent agricultural reforms in New Delhi.

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Farmers on their tractors move towards Delhi during their rally on Republic Day, at the Singhu border in New Delhi.

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A farmer holding a flag walks towards Delhi after he and others broke the police barricade at Singhu Border during the tractor rally on Republic Day.

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Farmers on their tractors move towards Delhi during their rally on Republic Day.

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Police fire teargas shells after farmers tried marching towards Delhi at the Ghazipur border for the 'Kisan Gantantra Parade' on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day.

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Farmers attempt to break a barricade at Ghazipur border as they participate in 'Kisan Gantantra Parade' in protest against Centre's farm reform laws.

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Tractors lined at Ghazipur border for the 'Kisan Gantantra Parade' in protest against Centre's farm reform laws.

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Farmers on their tractors move towards Akshardham after breaking the police barricades during the tractor rally on Republic Day.  

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Farmers shower flower petals on fellow farmers riding on their tractors after breaking the police barricades at Singhu border during the 'Kisan Gantantra Parade' on Republic Day.

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Farmers break the police barricades at the Ghazipur border as move towards Akshardham.