Agitating Bhartiya Kisan Union activists block Delhi-Dehradun NH
Muzaffarnagar, Feb 1: Hundreds of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) activists on Monday blocked the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway at Nawla Kothi in the district, demanding cane dues and revision in prices of sugarcane.
The agitation disrupted traffic on the route. BKU is demanding that the government clear dues of sugarcanes farmers and revise the price in the state.
The activists have set up a temporary shack to block traffic on the highway, prompting district authorities to divert traffic to alternate routes, police added.
Security has been tightened and extra police and PAC personnel have been deployed on the spot.