Delhi Police have sought permission from the Aam Aadmi Party led Delhi government to use the 9 stadiums as temporary jails. The decision is taken in view of the ongoing farmers’ protest. Farmers are heading toward the national capital under 'Delhi Chalo' march. Delhi Police is trying to thwart the protest using barriers, water cannon and tear gas cells. Delhi Police has placed vehicle at the Bahadurgarh and Singhu border to prevent farmers from entering Haryana.
“In view of the farmers’ march, the Delhi police have asked the Delhi government for permission to use nine stadiums as temporary jails to keep the detained or arrested farmers,” news agency ANI reported.