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After day of clashes, farmers offered protest site at Burari

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Concrete slabs, concertina wire, trucks filled with sand and edgy policemen firing teargas rounds kept the huge throng of agitating farmers stalled at Singhu border on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway till late in the afternoon on Friday. By the time the administration finally relented and offered the Nirankari Samagam grounds at Burari in north Delhi to their leaders, resentment against police action and the fear of being corralled and grounded virtually on the outskirts of Delhi made the protesters opt for spending the night at the barricades.Concrete slabs, concertina wire, trucks filled with sand and edgy policemen firing teargas rounds kept the huge throng of agitating farmers stalled at Singhu border on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway till late in the afternoon on Friday. By the time the administration finally relented and offered the Nirankari Samagam grounds at Burari in north Delhi to their leaders, resentment against police action and the fear of being corralled and grounded virtually on the outskirts of Delhi made the protesters opt for spending the night at the barricades.

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