Commuters hit as roads blocked across Haryana

Lukewarn response in Gurugram, Palwal, Faridabad districts

Chandigarh, September 25

Farmers and commission agents (arhtiyas) blocked roads at a number of places across Haryana to protest the three farm Bills cleared by the Centre.

Though the protests were peaceful, commuters had to face a tough time in Kurukshetra, Karnal and Kaithal as the police diverted traffic to alternative routes.

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In Hisar, a sit-in was organised in front of the Mini Secretariat on the road to Rajgarh. The Jind-Hisar and Jind-Karnal roads remained out of bounds for commuters throughout the day. Karnal witnessed blockades at 14 places. In Kurukshetra, the hoardings of BJP-JJP leaders were taken down and burnt.

A tractor march was organised in Pinjore. In Rohtak, the Delhi-Hisar highway was blocked at Bahu Akbarpur village. The protest elicited lukewarm response in Gurugram, Palwal and Faridabad districts. — TNS

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