Delhi Violence: Red fort vandalized, security cameras broken, ticket counters destroyed

After the Delhi police were outnumbered, violent fanatics took complete control of the Red Fort, they not only raised religious flags but also destroyed certain parts of the historic Red Fort.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jan 27, 2021 17:31 IST
Delhi Violence: Red fort vandalized, security cameras broken, ticket counters destroyed
Red Fort damaged by fanatics

On the eve of Republic Day 2021, violence broke out in National Capital in the name of protests, rogue factions among protesting farmers laid siege to Red fort injuring several security personnel, and hoisted a religious flag at the rampart. However, they not only illegally occupied public property but also damaged it.

Ticket counters, security posts, baggage area, toilets, cabins for the officials, railings, audio-visual equipment, CCTV cameras were vandalized by protesters at the Red Fort.

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Visuals from Tuesday’s violence showed police personnel, who were outnumbered, scrambling for cover as the protesters had a free run of the monument. There was vandalism near the ticket counters as protesters ran amok, smashing the panes. Apart from this, protestors have also damaged various public buses, barricades, and police vehicles in order to grab the attention of the Centre.

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