25 paddy-laden trucks from UP head back

25 paddy-laden trucks from UP head back

Farmers hand over documents to a truck driver in Amritsar.

Amritsar, October 24

Farmers staging protests against the farm laws on the national highway near Amritsar today released 25 paddy-laden trucks to Uttar Pradesh (UP). The police and Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department officials were present there.

One truck was impounded, as the driver did not have the necessary documents.The paddy had arrived illegally from Aligarh, Bulandshahr and Sitarganj of UP on October 22. The trucks were then impounded by agitating farmers near the Nijjarpura toll plaza. The grain was ordered by rice shellers of Amritsar and Tarn Taran. — TNS

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