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Farmers block road, protest paddy non-procurement

11/06/2019 at 9:18 AM

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at Kalampur in Kalahandi district as farmers have blocked the road since this morning in protest against non-procurement of paddy at the local Mandi.

According to reports, hundreds of peasants have kept paddy bags and sat on the road in front of the Kalampur Tehsil office. As a consequence, vehicular movement has been severely hit on the Junagarh-Kalampur road.

Police have reached the agitation site and are trying to placate the situation.

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