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Madhya Pradesh farmers block national highways, police deployed

Heavy deployment of police force is in place to prevent any untoward incident

IANS  |  Bhopal 

Mandsaur Killings, Mhow-Neemuch Highway, Mandsaur Farmer Killings, Mandsaur, police emergency, dial 100 vehicle, by farmers, Hatpipalya, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, Farmers' agitation, Indore-Bhopal highway, torch trucks, trucks, Mandsaur district
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Farmers in blocked the passing through the state on Friday to press for loan waiver and remunerative prices for farm produce.

The blockade, that began at 12 p.m., would continue till 3 p.m. However, ambulances would not be stopped.

The Congress and the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) have extended support to the blockade.

Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangh Convener Shivkumar Sharma told reporters on Friday that the "agitation would be peaceful".

Heavy deployment of police force is in place to prevent any untoward incident.

First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 14:31 IST
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