NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A large protest was planned Tuesday in New York City against controversial new laws in India, where demonstrations have turned violent.
As India celebrates its Republic Day, tens of thousands of farmers marched into the capitol of New Delhi. They stormed the historic Red Fort, where police used buses as barricades and shot tear gas into the crowd.READ MORE: Police Reveal More Details In Death Of 10-Year-Old Ayden Wolfe; Mother's Boyfriend Ryan Cato Faces Murder Charges
At least one person died.READ MORE: Long Island Rail Road Riders Face Crowded Trains On First Day Of Service Cuts
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Protesters also planned to gather Tuesday at the Indian consulate in Midtown, Manhattan.