Gurugram/Shahjahanpur, Jan. 29 -- Commuters travelling from Jaipur to Delhi on the national highway will now have to take only a three-kilometre detour, instead of 140 kilometres, as the numbers of farmers protesting at Shahjahanpur have thinned following the violence that erupted in Delhi on January 26. Farmers protesting at Rewari and Dharuhera also cleared the sites, with many returning to their home towns, while a few moved to their base camp in Shahjahanpur near Haryana-Rajasthan border on Thursday.

Earlier, commuters were forced to take a detour from Behror to Narnaul-Behror-Alwar Road and after reaching Narnaul, they had to take a right to head straight to Rewari and then get back on the NH-48 near Dharuhera.

The police said that n...