Protests by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers from the Ludhiana DC office housed in the mini secretariat resulted in massive traffic jam, causing problems for local commuters
Ludhiana Protests by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers outside the Ludhiana-Ferozepur mini secretariat on Friday caused a traffic jam, causing problems for local commuters who were stranded in the rain for at least an hour and a half.
The protest affected various neighborhoods, including Bharat Nagar chowk, a busy locality, Link Road, Mall Road, Ferozepur Road and surrounding roads.
Police diverted traffic to other roads, with buses and three-wheelers entering the narrow streets, the traffic situation in the tour locality worsened.
Sompal Sharma of Rajguru Nagar, one of the commuters, said he was stuck in traffic for over an hour on his way to the train station.
Gurmeet Singh, another commuter, stressed that blocking roads was not the solution but that the practice had become routine in the city. He added that ongoing projects have made traffic jams an everyday affair.