New Delhi: On Kanshi Ram Takkar Marg near Kalkaji in south Delhi, people use the police road barricades to dry their laundry. “These barricades have been here for several years and the locals make good use of them,” smiled a hawker, who had similarly hung several of his packets of potato chips from the barricade. In some places, the empty area on either side of the barricades are used by people to park their cars and motorcycles. That’s the irony of the metal barricades that the cops put up on roads. Most of these are regarded as inconveniences because they are frequently unmanned or set up in a manner that hampers movement of people and vehicles.
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