Ghaziabad, April 11 (IANS) The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway, which was blocked by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Saturday for 24 hours, has finally been opened at 8 a.m. on Sunday. The SKM, the coalition of farmers organisations, has now announced to celebrate the birth anniversary of social reformer Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on Sunday at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders in the national capital.
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Wheat procurement kicked off in Punjab on Saturday with the Arhtiyas calling off their proposed strike after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered various steps to ensure their continued involvement in the process and immediate release of their pending payments of Rs 131 crore without waiting for dues to come from the FCI.
Gurugram, April 10 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha's (SKM) call on Saturday to block the six-lane Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in protest against the Centre's three farm laws did not evoke much response at Nuh, Manesar and Farukhnagar.
Sonepat (Haryana), April 10 (IANS) As the farmers' agitation entered the 135th day on Saturday, the coalition of farmers unions, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) blocked the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway for 24 hours to press their demand for withdrawal of the three contentious farm laws. Farmers have parked trolleys, placed cots with mattresses on the highway and have also set up a podium at the toll plaza to deliver speeches.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The farmers organisations will block KMP (Kundali-Manesar-Palwal) highway in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Saturday for 24 hours to press for their demand of withdrawal of the contentious farm laws passed by the Parliament last year. The farmers outfits have said common citizens will be treated well on the highway during the blockade.
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Friday issued a traffic advisory in view of the 24-hour Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway blockade call given by the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, a front of protesting farm unions.