• Road row has farmers' forum up in protest

    A farmers' forum is protesting moves of a private tea cultivating company to block a link road through which tea farmers transported their produce. A demonstration was staged opposite the Collectorate here on Monday, protesting against the blocking of the road by near Kundah in the district the private-run The Thiashola Estate. The protest, by the Nilgiris chapter of the Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam, was inaugurated by CPI (M)'s district secretary, R. Badri.