Today News Online Service
Chandigarh/Mohali, March 26
Farmer unions blocked the Chandigarh-Ambala Highway on Friday morning, observing the ‘Bharat Bandh’.
Massive protests broke out at the McDonald point in Zirakpur. Despite this, they also barred K-Area lights on Zirakpur-Panchkula road. Long queues of vehicles were witnessed here.
Farmers union have also blocked National Highways in the Mohali district. The Zirakpur-Patiala road was also blocked by the protesting farmers from the Airport light points since this morning.
Due to the Bharat Bandh, passengers in Chandigarh face an inconvenience as the Kalka-New Delhi Shatabdi Express stopped at Chandigarh Railway Station as the farmers blocked the railway traffic during the nationwide ‘Bharat Bandh’, called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha. Tribune Photo: Ravi Kumar.
Meanwhile, the strike will be observed from 6 am to 6 pm.