Thousands of farmers braved repeated use of water cannons and tear fuel by the police as they marched to Delhi in protest towards the brand new farm payments. Clashes between the farmers and cops continued for 2 day earlier than the Delhi Police allowed them to enter town for a deliberate protest at Burari floor.
The police had put up barricades, enormous containers, barbed wires to forestall the farmers from continuing in the direction of Delhi. Trenches have been additionally dug up at a number of places to forestall the tractors and different automobiles crossing the border.
However, the farmers used ingenious methods to take away the blockades and transfer on. One such incident is gathering huge consideration on social media.
A video shared by activist Anand Mangnale on Twitter reveals how the farmers ‘tricked’ the police to make use of water cannons towards them at Haryana’s Sonepat border. The farmers them used the water and dirt to push the massive containers to slip them away from their manner.
“What’s ingenious and amazing about it is the farmers tricked the police to use water cannons a few times in the morning and used that water and mud below these structures, containers to slide them away,” Mangnale wrote whereas sharing the video.
The #Farmers have damaged by way of the #Sonipat barricade.
They pushed away the containers, crammed the holes, eliminated cement constructions & created a street regardless of police utilizing water cannon. @mlkhattar is finished now it is @narendramod on the Delhi Haryana Kundli border. #DelhiChalo pic.twitter.com/POr9cXqBQJ
— Anand Mangnale (@BattleAnand) November 27, 2020
Earlier on Friday, clashes broke out at a number of locations and Delhi’s borders resembled a digital battle zone with stressed crowds of farmers, largely from Punjab and Haryana, milling round and a sea of police personnel preserving them at bay. Drones circled the air and plumes of smoke from teargas shells may very well be seen from far.
Beyond the border factors, the strain spilled over on highways the place teams of farmers squatted on the street, and stood in vans and tractors, ready impatiently to make their manner into the nationwide capital.
After hours of standoff, the Delhi Police within the night allowed the farmers to carry a peaceable protest to carry their protest at Nirankari Ground – one of many largest grounds within the nationwide capital.