Some respite for Delhiites as air quality improved on November 27. A slight improvement in the Air Quality Index as it stands in 'moderate' category as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data. Burning of residue of crops in the neighbouring states add on the noxious smog in Delhi. A blanket of smog is lingering over the sky which leads to reduce in visibility at Delhi-Noida Direct Flyway.
Security has been tightened at Singhu border (Haryana-Delhi border) and barricading is also being done, in the wake of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' protest march. Farmer groups are heading towards Delhi to protest against amended farm laws.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday engaged in a war of words over farmers' Delhi Chalo march against the Centre's farm laws. While Singh slammed Khattar for stopping farmers from moving towards the national capital, terming it as "totally undemocratic and unconstitutional", the latter told the Punjab chief minister to stop "inciting innocent farmers". Farmers from Punjab faced water cannons and broke police barriers at the state’s border with Haryana as they pushed towards the national capital Thursday on their “Delhi Chalo” march against the Centre’s farm laws. By late evening, a large group of them had reached the road toll plaza at Panipat, about 100 km from Delhi. Bhartiya Kisan Union (Haryana) leader Gurnam Singh said the protesters planned to spend the night there and will resume the march the next morning.
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