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Farmers’ protest | Culture Minister visits Red Fort, orders report

Sikhs hoist a Nishan Sahib, a Sikh religious flag, on a minaret of the historic Red Fort monument in New Delhi, on January 26, 2021.   | Photo Credit: AP

Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Wednesday visited the Red Fort to assess the damage to the site, a day after protesting farmers entered the monument, and asked officials to prepare a report on the incident immediately. Officials of the Ministry and the ASI accompanied him.

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In a tweet, Mr. Patel said he had directed the officials to file police complaints in the matter.

Mr. Patel had on Tuesday condemned the actions of the protesters.

 

 

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