Protest on, crowd swells at Jagjitpura toll plaza
Barnala, January 14
Regardless of repeated warnings to carry the blockade from Jagjitpura toll plaza, protesters have been agitating for the previous 140 days to pressurise the authorities to shift the toll plaza. Increasingly space residents are reaching the protest venue to specific solidarity with protesters.
Toll at ‘incorrect’ spot
Protesters allege that the plaza is on the incorrect spot and are asking to shift it to its precise location. We’ve got despatched a memorandum to senior officers. Jaskarn Brar, Naib Tehsildar
Kulwant Singh Bhadaur, basic secretary, BKU Dakanuda, stated, “We’re asking the authorities to shift the toll plaza to its precise location. The toll plaza is one km from Pakhon Kanchiya on Barnala Highway, but it surely ought to have been set placed on Pakhon Kanchiya to Moga Highway.”
On Friday, residents celebrated Lohri and introduced to mobilise extra assist for his or her agitation.
Protesters alleged that incorrect location of the toll plaza had led to fleecing of residents of fifty villages.
Gurdev Singh, a resident, stated, “We’re demanding the shifting of toll plaza. At different websites, protesters have been demanding closure of toll plazas.”
Tapa Naib Tehsildar Jaskarn Brar stated they’d quite a few conferences with agitators, however to no avail. “Protesters allege that the toll plaza is on the incorrect spot and are asking to shift it to its precise location. We’ve got despatched their memorandum to senior authorities and try to persuade them to carry their protest,” stated Brar.
Bhupinder Singh, a senior citizen, stated they have been preventing for a trigger. “If the authorities consider there’s a want for a toll plaza, it must be arrange on correct location.”