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Three-hour ‘Chakka jam’ ends after loud pro-farmer slogans

IndiaThree-hour 'Chakka jam' ends after loud pro-farmer slogans

Peaceful chakka jam (road blockade) ended with honking apparently giving loud noise that can make dead listen?

New Delhi: Amid tumult and raising of pro-farmer slogans, the three-hour Chakka-Jam on Saturday ended at 3 pm. The road blockade was organized with protestors sloganeering from their tractors and vehicles, blowing horns for at least a minute.

The three-hour road blockage remained peaceful, however, according to reports several people were detained near the Shaheedi park in the national capital for protesting against the farm laws even as the joint farmers’ body had said yesterday that there will be no blockade in Delhi.

The call for ‘Chakka Jam’ (Road blockade), which began sharp at noon, was given by joint farmers’ union Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM). The farmers’ body had on Friday said that the National and state highways across the country will be jammed from 1200 hrs to 1500 hrs.

On being asked as to why ended it with honking, a protestor farmer, in an apparent reference to the government, told the news agency UNI, “Sometimes loud noise has to made so that deaf can listen“.

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