Amid a raging stir by farmers, Delhi has been witnessing clogged roads with serpentine queues of vehicles as the Singhu and Tikri borders with Haryana continued to remain closed for traffic. The closure of borders has also led to heavy traffic on other alternate routes between Delhi and Haryana. Meanwhile, more protesters converged near the borders of the national capital as the stir by farmers against the agri laws appeared to intensify, prompting the Delhi Police to enhance security and place concrete barriers at all entry points from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Commuters must head out only after checking the traffic advisory issued by the Delhi Traffic Police.
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