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Heavy traffic jam in Haryana till late night due to farmers’ protest, watch video


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oi-Bhavna Pandey

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Updated: Friday, September 23, 2022, 23:42 [IST]

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New Delhi, 23 September: In Haryana’s Kurukshetra, since Friday, farmers protested since morning over non-procurement of paddy produce. Thousands of protesters took to the streets for their demands, due to which heavy traffic was blocked on the national highway till late night.

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Hundreds of protesters blocked a major national highway in the area, leading to massive traffic jams. Police said that they are in talks with the leaders of the Kisan Sangh to protest at a different location by leaving the highway.

Farmers took to the streets due to delay in procurement of crops

It is worth mentioning that farmers of Haryana blocked the highway near Shahbad in Kurukshetra district to protest the delay in purchase of harvested crop from the fields. The farmers said that they do not have space to store their crops, the farmers had asked the state government to extend the date of purchase.

The produce is lying unattended in the mandis or markets.

Farmers say their produce is lying unclaimed in mandis or markets as agencies are yet to start their procurement. Due to which hundreds of quintals of paddy stock has been destroyed due to increase in moisture content in grain markets in Ambala, Kaithal and other districts. Even though large quantities of paddy have started arriving in the mandis, the agencies are yet to start procurement.

The produce is lying unattended in the mandis or markets.

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Heavy traffic jam in Haryana till late night due to farmers’ protest, watch video

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