The strike by dairy farmers’ intensified on Tuesday as agitators managed to cut off most of the milk supply to cities. Mumbai, which has hitherto remained unaffected, is likely to face a shortage in the next 24-48 hours.
Nashik and Pune started feeling the pinch on Tuesday as stocks of popular brands dropped by 40%. Swabhimani
Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS)’s Raju Shetti, who is leading the protest, blocked tankers of Amul arriving from Gujarat in in Palghar. Patidar leader Hardik Patel who is backing the agitation, to block supplies on roads leading to Maharash.