Farmers, laborers blocked Shimla-Kunnoor road in Himachal Pradesh.

In Himachal Pradesh’s Rampur, farmers and laborers from 16 affected panchayats blocked the Shimla-Kunnoor road for nearly two-and-a-half hours on Friday, demanding fair compensation for land acquired for hydropower projects and employment for youth. .

Protesters staged a rally at Neerath Bazar, about 110 km from the state capital Shimla, and later blocked the road. Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MLA Rakesh Singha said the protest, apart from addressing local people’s issues, was a show of solidarity with farmers “who are facing injustice” at the national level. was done for

Now the farmers and workers will protest and continue to fight for their rights until their demands are granted. The protest was held against what the protesters said was the project developer’s failure to address their demands, including adequate compensation and jobs for the local people.

The protesters blocked the road and long queues of vehicles were formed on both sides. Dehra Panchayat chief Saroj Bala said that people from 16 panchayats came here to protest.

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