Jeypore: Vehicular movement on Bhawanipatna-Jeypore road was disrupted today as scores of farmers staged road blockade protesting the delay in paddy procurement in mandis.
The irate farmers blocked the NH-26.
Commuters faced a harrowing time as the movement of vehicular traffic was paralysed following the protest. Hundreds of vehicles remain stranded on the roads.
The delay and non-procurement of paddy have triggered resentment among the farmers.