Ghaziabad: Farmer protesting against the Centre’s agriculture laws on Monday started a hunger strike and briefly blocked the Delhi-Ghaziabad road.
Superintendent of Police (City-II) Gyanendra Singh said farmers were persuaded to lift the blockade after which the National Highway-9 was opened to traffic.
On Monday, a group of 10 farmers initiated a hunger strike against the farm laws. They will be replaced by another group on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, a blood donation camp was organized at the Delhi’s Ghazipur border by protesting farmers. BKU leader Rakesh Tikait donated blood on the occasion.