Hyderabad : Protest by farmers against the proposal to acquire land in 27 villages around Telangana’s Warangal city led to huge traffic jam on Hyderabad-Hyderabad highway on Wednesday.
The farmers staged the sit-in on the highway, disrupting traffic for a few hours. The protest was supported by Congress, Left parties, and the BJP.
The farmers were demanding the government to repeal the Government Order (GO) 80 A, under which the Kakatiya Urban Development Authority (KUDA) seeks to take up land pooling for Outer Ring Road (ORR).
Though officials tried to convince the...