Farmers protesting against the new farm laws continued their sit-in at the Noida-Delhi border for the second day on Wednesday (December 2, 2020, leading to the closure of a key route that connects Uttar Pradesh with the national capital. The Noida Traffic Police has advised commuters traveling to Delhi to avoid using the Chilla route and instead take the DND or Kalindi Kunj route.
“The Chilla route is obstructed due to the farmers’ sit-in demonstration at the Noida-Delhi border. Kindly use alternative routes (DND or Kalindi Kunj) to reach your destination,” the Noida Traffic Police tweeted. The farmers at the Delhi-Noida border belong to various districts of western Uttar Pradesh and want to reach the national capital to join the bigger stir launched by farmers of Punjab and Haryana against the Centre’s agriculture reform laws.