Fazilka, October 19
A lot of fee brokers, led by Arhitya Affiliation president Om Setia, blocked the Fazilka-Ferozepur freeway close to a flyover right here immediately to protest towards the non-lifting of paddy from the Fazilka grain market.
Former Congress MLA Dr Mohinder Kumar Rinwa, alongside along with his supporters, additionally joined the protest, which started at 10 am and continued until late night. A whole bunch of autos have been seen stranded on the freeway.
Dr Rinwa mentioned it was a combat of dominance as leaders of the ruling get together needed that the contract ought to be allotted to their supporters, inflicting inconvenience to arhtiyas and farmers. It was the obligation of the leaders on the helm and the administration to make preparations for hassle-free procurement, he added.
Setia mentioned: “Our repeated conferences with the officers involved and Fazilka DC on this regard have proved futile.” — OC