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Sunday, 7 February 2021

‘Chakka jam’ ends peacefully

Tribune News Service

Panipat/Sonepat, February 6

Farmers observed 'chakka jam' at five points in Panipat including Panipat-Haridwar highway; Panipat-Rohtak-Rewari national highway, Panipat-Jind highway, NH-44 and Assandh road for three hours.

As per the schedule programme, scores of farmers, members of the Congress, CPI, CPM and other social organisations gathered at toll plaza near Dahar on Panipat-Rohtak highway (NH-71A) and Panipat toll plaza on NH-44 and Karhans village in Samalkha area on NH-44, Bhalsi village on Jind highway, Kurar and Ugrakheri turn on Haridwar highway.

Over 2,000 protest on Natl Highway-19

  • Vehicular movement on National Highwayndash;19, which connects Faridabad and Agra, remained suspended for three hours on Saturday.
  • Over 2,000 persons participated in the protest. The police had made seven traffic diversion points to deal with the situation.

They protested against the Centre by raising slogans and demanded that the three 'black' farm laws be repealed.

Sonepat: Farmers observed 'chakka jam' at 12 points in Sonepat district including Sonepat-Gohana, Sonepat-Rohtak road, KMP and KGP expressways.

The 12 points were Mahalakshmi dhaba, Golden Hut Dhaba and KMP zero point; four points in Baroda ndash; Madina, Bhainswan Khurd, Mudlana, Noorankhera; two points in Kharkhoda-Delhi road; Rohat and Sisana on Sonepat-Rohtak road; Badwasni and Lath Joli on Sonepat-Gohana road.

SP Jashandeep Singh Randhawa said no untoward incident was reported from the district.

The number of vehicles witnessed on NH-44 was very less in comparison to other days. To ease traffic movement, the police made use of diversions at some places.

from The Tribune

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