Jaipur:The unresolved land acquisition issues between the state and the farmers in the ongoing ring road project have now taken a serious turn. A large number of agitated farmers became violent and pelted stones injuring one operator of an earth moving machine on Wednesday.
The incident occurred near the Khetapura village where the earth moving machines were reportedly working on the project site. Circle inspector Nawab Khan of Shivdaspura station said, “Around 200 villagers, including women, violently protested during their work. When they pelted stones, wind shields of three earth moving machines were broken. The workers also received minor injuries after they were manhandled.”