Massive traffic jams at Kharar, Zirakpur, Dera Bassi due to protest over farmers Bills

Commuters had a harrowing time as they remained stuck on the road for hours

Massive traffic jams at Kharar, Zirakpur, Dera Bassi due to protest over farmers Bills

Farmers under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), Haryana, blocked the National Highway (NH) 73 in Barwala in Panchkula district on Sunday. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar

Tribune News Service
Mohali, September 20

Massive traffic jams were on Sunday witnessed on national highways at Kharar, Zirkapur, Dera Bassi and Lalru as a large number of farmers protested against the three farmers Bills.

Bharti Kisan Union (Sidhupur) began its rally from Kharar. Punjab Youth Congress led a protest rally from Mohali and AAP leader Narinder Singh Shergill led a separate protest rally from Zirakpur.

The protesters are part of tractor rallies planned to be taken out to Delhi to demonstrate against the farm Bills. From morning till the filing of the report, huge jams were witnessed en route the rally. 

Commuters had a harrowing time as they remained stuck on the road for hours. Protesters were seen in tractors and cars heading towards the Punjab border.

They raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP calling the Bills “anti-farmer”.

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