Farmers' Protest: Case To Be Registered In Red Fort Vandalism Incident: Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel
Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel who visited the Red Fort to take stock of the damage by agitating farmers during the tractor rally, on Wednesday said that he has directed officials to register an FIR regarding the vandalism immediately.
The Minister has directed officials to also submit a report at the earliest and hand it over to Ministry of Home Affair (MHA).
Mr Patel along with police and other officials visited the incident spot where broken shards of glass, scattered pieces of paper, vandalised ticket counter, metal detector gate, and police caps could be seen strewn around.
"I inspected Red Fort with officers of Culture Ministry and Archaeological Survey of India today. I gave two directions- report be made at the earliest and handed over to the Ministry of Home Affair (MHA) and an FIR be registered immediately. Things will be further clarified after the report comes," said Mr Patel while speaking to the media.