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.
Delhi: Visuals of vandalised ticket counter, metal detector gate, broken shards of glass and Police caps seen at the premises of Red Fort. pic.twitter.com/4kcR9p1omB— ANI (@ANI) January 27, 2021
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.
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.