Row over Karbala land: Delhi's NH 24 jammed for 10 hours

 NH 24 faces 10 hr jam
New Delhi, March 11: The Karbala Land Row in Jorbag took an ugly turn in New Delhi when traffic was stuck for 10 hours at NH 24. The illegal acquisition of the land was done by a Congress leader.

Thousands of protestors (mostly Shia Muslims) lined up to gherao Congress Chaiperson Sonia Gandhi's house. When the police stopped them at the UP border, tempers flew beyond control and the protestors blocked both the sides of the national highway that joined Delhi with Ghaziabad, Indirapuram and Noida.

As traffic piled, people were stuck on the highway for about 10 hours. POlice tried to divert cars and buses from Ghazipur to Chowdhury Charan Singh Marg, but to no use. As a result of the diversion areas like DND, Kalindi Kinj, ITO, Vajirabad bridge, all went into a deadlock.

[Read: What is Karbala land acquisition row?]

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