Following the tractor rally organised as part of the protests against the three Farm Laws introduced by the Central government and the subsequent violence in parts of the national capital, the Delhi Police has registered an FIR naming several farmers leaders as "instigators". .One of the multiple FIRs registered by the Delhi Police, the present FIR registered at Samaipur Badli Police Station alleges the commission of offences under Sections 147 (Punishment for rioting)/148 (Rioting, armed with deadly weapon)/149 (unlawful assembly) /152 (Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc)/186 (Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions)/188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant)/269 (Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life)/353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty)/332 (Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty)/307 (Attempt to murder)/395 (Punishment for dacoity)/397 (Robbery, or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt)/120A (Criminal Conspiracy)/34 (Common intention) IPC and Section 3 (Mischief causing damage to public property) of Prevention of Damage to Property Act..The FIR dated January 26, 2021 names 37 farmers leaders as being instigators of the tractor rally that started at the Singhu border..The named leaders are:1. Dr. Darshan Pal, BKU Krantikari (Darshanpal group)2. Kulwant Singh Sandhi, Jamhuri Kisan Sabha Punjab3. Boota Singh Burjgil, Bhartiya Kisan Sabha, Dakonda4. Nirbhai Singh Dhudhike, Kirti Kisan Union (Dhudhike Group)5. Ruldu Singh, Punjab Kisan Union (Ruidu group)6. Inderji Singh, Kisan Sangharsh Committee (Kot Budha group)7. Harjinder Singh Tanda, Azad Kisan Sangharsh Committee8. Gurbakhs Singh. Jai Kisan Andolan9. Satnam Singh Pannu, Kisan Mazdoor Sangarsh Committee (Piddi Group)10. Kariwalpreet Singh Pannu, Kisan Sangharsh Committee (Punjab)11. Joginder Singh Ugraha, Bharti Kisan Union (Ugrahan)12. Surjeet Singh Phool, Bhartiya Kisan Union (Krantikari)13. Jagjeet Singh Dalewal, Bhartiya Kisan Union (Sidhupur)14. Harmeet Singh Kadian, BKU (Kadian)15. Balbir Singh Rajewal, Bhartiya Kisan union (Rajewal)16. Satrarn Singh Sahni, Bhartiya Kisan Union (Doaba),17. Bogh Singh IVlansa, Bhartiya Kisan Union (Hansa)18. Balwinder Singh Olakh, Majha Kisan Committee19. Satnam Singh Behru, Indian Farmer Association of Indian20. Boota Singh Shadipur, Bhartiya Kisan Manch21. Baldev Singh Sirsa, Lok Bhalai Insaf welfare Society22. Jagbir Singh Tada, Doaba Kisan Samiti23. Mukesh Chandra, Doaba Kisan Sangharsh24. Sukhpal Singh Daffar, Ganna Sangharsh Committee.25. Harpaal Sangha, Azad, Kisan Committee Doaab26. Kripal Singh Nathuvala, Kisan Bachao Morcha27. Harinder Singh Lakhoval, Bhartiya Kisan Union Lakhowal28. Prem Singh Bhangu, Kulhind Kisan federation29. Gurnam Singh Chanduni, Bhartiya Kisan Union (Chanduni)30. Rakesh Tikait, Bhartiya Kisan Union31. Kavita Kurnguti, Mahila Kisan Adhikar Manch32. Rishipal Ambavata, Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ambavata)33. V M Singh, All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee34. Medha Patekar, Activist, Narmada Bachao35. Yogendra Yadav, Swaraj India36. AvikSaha, Jai Kisan Aandolan (Swaraj India)37. Prem Singh Gehlot, All India Kisan Sabha.As per the FIR, after the negotiations between the Central government and the farmers leaders resulted in a stalemate on January 22, the above mentioned farmers' leaders and activist and politician Yogendra Yadav announced that they would hold a tractor parade in the national capital on Republic Day..“They were threatening to break the respective blockades set up by the police and carry out their parade. Police cited the security concerns and after negotiations with the above farmer leaders, 04 routes of the proposed parade of the protesting farmers were agreed upon”, the FIR states..However, in violation of decided routes and undertaking, on the "instigation of the leader mentioned above", a tractor rally started from Singhu Border from 8 AM itself.."...at 8:30 AM, the protestors, despite efforts made by the deployed police force, broke through the blockades on the Singhu border. Simultaneously, at about the same time, other blockades in Delhi were also broken”, the FIR alleges. .The FIR further claims, “The protestors were riding on tractors, trollies and even horses. Most of them were carrying sticks, iron rods and some of them were also carrying swords. On reaching there, despite decoctions towards the proposed route, the protetsors started destroying the barricades set up by police and were adamant to move towards the Outer Ring Road.”.The Police has stated that the protestors disregarded lawful directions, started rioting, and obstructing police officials discharging their duties..“The protestors started rioting causing injuries with swords and lathis and running over pf the tractors over the police oficials with the intent to kill.. The barricades and blockades including DTC buses and barricades of concrete were pushed aside by tractors...the protestors broke the blockade and moved towards the Red Fort. The rioters and their above-named leaders with their preplanned objective of not following the mutually agreed route and the timing of the so-called parade of the protestors and disrupting the Republic Day parade resorted to the above acts and their gathering were also in violation of the guidelines in view of COVID-19“, it is narrated. .Further, the Police claims that it tried to intervene by using water cannons and cane charge, but they were outnumbered..The FIR further alleges that the rioters stole an official pistol with 10 rounds of ammunition and a gas gun. Over 30 police officials are said to have suffered injuries as a result of the riots.