New Delhi: January 27, 2021 Farmer leaders today appealed protesting farmers to maintain peace and said their agitation against the centre’s agricultural laws is a long one. The farmer leaders spoke at one of the key Delhi-Haryana borders a day after the capital witnessed unprecedented violence as a Republic Day tractor rally by farmers in protest of the centre’s agricultural laws went off the scheduled course and rolled into the Mughal-era Red Fort. Today, the union leaders continued to distance themselves from those behind Tuesday’s violence and alleged a conspiracy to defame their movement. One farmer died on the way to Red Fort, with the police saying it was an accident. Over 300 police personnel were injured in Tuesday’s violence and 22 cases have been registered, Delhi Police said.