There were around 10 to 12 people inside the tent when the blaze broke out.
Having faced chilly winters and heavy rains earlier, the construction of these concrete structures is among a slew of measures that farmers are taking to prepare themselves for the impending summer.
The need for houses was also felt because tractor-trolleys -- the go-to shelter for most farmers in winter -- get hot quickly in summers, he noted.
Thousands of protesters had clashed with police near Delhi’s ITO during the tractor parade called by various farmer unions on January 26, with a section storming the Red Fort.
The incident took place hours before women farmers gathered at various Delhi border points to mark the International Women’s Day.
Around 15,000 women farmers along with college principals, teachers and social workers are expected to join the protest sites at Singhu and Tikri borders.
Except for a brief period after the Republic Day violence, which saw attrition of protesters, the site has been active since the farmers camped here in November last year.
While the 'mini hospital' has six beds with provisions for glucose and other medical items, the 24-hours facility has a doctor and a nursing staff and also has a full-fledged chemist.
Being chased by the police, the accused abandoned the vehicle, snatched a two-wheeler from another man and fled.
Hansa Singh was a resident of Moga district, a police official posted at Kundli police station in Haryana's Sonipat said.
Sukhwinder Singh Barwa, a resident of Roop Nagar district in Punjab, said they resumed the classes on February 5.
The protesting farmers have also sowed seeds for potatoes and sugarcanes in the nurseries surrounded by concertina wires that came up as part of stringent security installation.
Roadside stalls selling badges, posters and other literature related to the farmers stir are a common sight at Singhu border.
The protest site on the Delhi-Haryana highway, the epicentre of the ongoing farmers' agitation, saw routine everyday activities like preparation and distribution of langar food.
At Singhu border, where many farmers had left the protest after the Red Fort violence on Republic Day, more woman farmers and locals are joining the cause.