Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, April 10
The Haryana Police detained several farm union leaders and supporters on Saturday as the protesters blocked the Kundli-Mewat-Palwal (KMP) Expressway as part of their ongoing protest against the central agri laws.
The police were seen forcibly removing the activists at Rewasan toll plaza to clear the way for motorists.
Farmers blocked the Kundli–Manesar–Palwal expressway at some places in Haryana early on Saturday.
Also read: Farmers block KMP expressway at three points in Jhajjar
The blockade started at 8 am and would last 24 hours.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of protesting farmer unions spearheading the agitation against the agriculture-related legislations, on Friday gave a call for a 24-hour blockade of the KMP expressway.
A long traffic jam was witnessed on both sides the KMP.
The 136-km-long expressway is also known as the Western Peripheral Expressway.
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