Shimla protestors are apple farmers

Apple growers staged a sizable demonstration near the state secretariat . Police blocked up the road on both sides in order to prevent the farmers from gheraoing the secretariat .

SHIMLA: To draw attention to a number of unmet needs, apple growers staged a sizable demonstration on Friday near the state secretariat.The police blocked up the road on both sides in order to prevent the farmers from gheraoing the secretariat, which caused major traffic chaos for a few hours.An insignificant altercation has also been reported in Chhota Shimla amid a significant police presence.