On Thursday, several citizens of Delhi reportedly gathered outside the residence of ‘Ichchhadari protestor’ Yogendra Yadav to protest against him for allegedly instigating riots in the national capital on Republic Day.
Some videos have been shared on social media, where dozens of people can be seen raising slogans against Yogendra Yadav. A woman named Divya Rastogi shared two videos. She shared that Yadav lives in her neighborhood and the residents of the neighboring housing societies have been protesting against Yadav for his role in the Republic Day violence.
The videos of the protests outside Yogendra Yadav’s house has now gone viral on social media platforms. Thousands of people can be seen shouting slogans against the ‘farmer’ leader, demanding his arrest for plotting an insurrection against the state.
These are aam janta of all the societies .. pic.twitter.com/CGW1G8x2MV— Divya Saxena Rastogi -दिव्या सक्सेना रस्तोगी (@Divsbabs) January 28, 2021
The people were seen raising slogans saying, “Dilli ke gaddaron ko, joote maaro saalon ko”. (The persons who betrayed Delhi should be hit with shoes).
Another Twitter user named Gautam Aggarwal shared that the residents of the locality where Yadav lives have been demanding that the housing society asks Yadav to vacate his house.
Protests by residents of IP Extention #Delhi outside the society of residence of farmers Union leader #YogendraYadav for his anti India activities— Gautam Aggarwal (@gauaggbjp) January 28, 2021
People have asked the managing committee of his society to get his flat vacated as he is threat to India#FarmersProtests pic.twitter.com/Pw2LpReTp8
Amidst the chants of ‘Vande Mataram’, the residents of the housing society burnt the pictures of Yogendra Yadav and shouted slogans of “Yogendra Yadav Murdabad”.
It is pertinent to note that the Delhi Police have registered FIRs against ‘farmer’ leader Yogendra Yadav in the Republic Day rioting case. Along with the other 20 alleged farmer leaders, cases have been filed against Yogendra Yadav under dacoity (section 395), 397 (robbery, or dacoity, with an attempt to cause death or grievous hurt), 120 b (punishment of criminal conspiracy), and other sections.
The Delhi Police have also named ‘farmer’ leaders Darshan Pal, Rajinder Singh, Balbir Singh Rajewal, Buta Singh Burjgil, Joginder Singh Ugraha have been named in FIRs. FIR has also mentioned the name of BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.