26 C
Friday, October 22, 2021


yes punjab punjabi redirection

Mera Ghar

Loan Waiver

Kisan Victims

Water Bills

Electricity Bills

Invest Punjab

Group D


PSSSB Chemical

Markfed Sept to Nov


Farmers take lunch on KMP e-way, commuters hassled

- Advertisement -

New Delhi, Sep 27, 2021- A group of farmers, who were protesting against three contentious farm laws on Monday in wake of the Bharat Bandh call given by Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, were seen having their lunch in the middle of Western Peripheral Expressway, which is also known as Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway (Haryana).

The protesters came here and blocked the highway and most of them were carrying sticks and the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) flags.

The vehicular movement was completely affected on both — the KMP highway flyover and the Delhi-Karnal highway. The commuters from both sides were forced to take another route to reach their destinations. Due to this several goods carrying vehicles are now stuck up since morning and waiting for the road to open.

“I was heading from Delhi to Panipat. I can’t make a judgement on what they (farmers) are doing but they should realise that people are getting affected due to the road block. What will happen if every now and then highways or normal roads are blocked,” said Dhiraj Yadav, a truck driver who was waiting to get the road opened.

Many of the motorists tried to reason with the protesters to let them go as they have some urgent work, but the protesters with sticks in hands would surround the motorists and force them to go back.

“We were going towards Panipat to attend ‘shradh’ today, but we have been stuck here since 8 a.m. I requested them a lot to let us go but they refused,” said Ramesh Kumar.

There were not more than 100 till 11 a.m., however, by afternoon the number of farmers increased. Local people from nearby villages also joined the protest.

The protest was being held to oppose three contentious farm laws enacted by the Centre last year.

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and western parts of Uttar Pradesh have been protesting at three borders of the national capital since November last year and demanding a roll back. (Agency)

Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive important news updates

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected






Security Force in Kashmir

Kashmir: A battle that has been laid off for far too long- by Amjad Ayub Mirza

On October 22, 1947 Pakistan attacked the State of Jammu and Kashmir. It was the beginning of a conflict that would leave thousands dead...
Indian Population

In the light of the population explosion debate – by Nirendra Dev

Mizoram has made news -- not necessarily for the wrong reasons but certainly for quite unexpected reasons. North-Eastern India generally makes news due to...
Terrorists Shadow

Tackling the resurgence of jihad in Kashmir – by Amjad Ayub Mirza

With three encounters taking place in less than 24 hours between October 10 and 11, terrorist insurgency has effectively resurged in the Kashmir Valley....


Health & Fitness

Breast Cancer

50% rise in breast cancer among middle-aged women in India: Report

New Delhi, Oct 22, 2021- Since the last three years, there has been a 50 per cent rise in middle-aged women (aged 35-50 years) reporting cases of breast cancer in India, said doctors at a private hospital here on Friday. The estimates are based on OPD records by doctors, the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals said in a statement. "Based on our records...

Gadgets & Tech