Highway blockade over Behbal Kalan sacrilege throws visitors out of substances
Faridkot, February 9
The blockade of the nationwide freeway, by numerous Sikh organisations, protesting towards the state authorities for not delivering justice in sacrilege and police firing incidents of 2015, has thrown regular life out of substances in Kotkapura and Jaito for the previous 5 days.
Lengthy queues of automobiles had been witnessed at each cities and different thoroughfares within the rural space. After the blockade of the 50m-long stretch of the Amritsar-Bathinda Nationwide Freeway, close to Behbal Kalan village, by the protesters since February 5, commuters have been pressured to take a detour.
The diversion has added round 15 km to the whole distance and the visitors on the single-lane detour route is inflicting a lot inconvenience to them as a result of the street, already in a poor situation, is getting extremely congested.
Police officers have been posted at completely different interlinking factors on the street to keep away from confusion among the many commuters. “Apart from giving detour routes to commuters, we are attempting to prevail upon the protesters to finish the blockade,” stated Faridkot SSP Raj Pal Singh Sandhu.
“So, that there are not any probabilities of any heated arguments between the protesters and the commuters, who object to the street blockade. We aren’t permitting automobiles close to the dharna web site by placing up nakas on the street,” stated the SSP. The Kotkapura-Jaito street is getting used to succeed in Bathinda, Mansa, Patiala and Dabwali. Residents of Jaito are on the receiving finish because the detours are inflicting snarl-ups within the city.