Protesters have been preparing for a long haul as farmers continued their agitation against the new farm laws at the Noida-Delhi border for the second day on Wednesday. The protest as lead to the closure of a important route that connects Uttar Pradesh with Delhi. "The Chilla route is obstructed due to the farmers' sit-in demonstration at the Noida-Delhi border. Kindly use alternative routes (DND or Kalindi Kunj) to reach your destination," the Noida Traffic Police tweeted. Hundreds of farmers affiliated to the Bharatiya Kisan Union and other groups had gathered at the border Tuesday evening where heavy security has been deployed on both Noida and Delhi sides which has prevented them from proceeding further.