DHARWAD: Congress workers staged a road block and near Rayapur in protest against the anti-farmer bills passed by the Union government.
Many workers participated in the protest led by P H Neeralakeri, who slept on the road expressing his ire against the Union government bills.
The protest on the road near Rayapur went on for about an hour. The movement of traffic between Hubballi and Dharwad was affected, and most vehicle users had to take alternate routes.
ACP Anusha, who arrived at the spot as the stir intensified, had the protesters arrested. With this, the route opened up for vehicle movement.