Over 100 residents of Avalpoondurai blocked the traffic on the Erode–Kangeyam road on Tuesday demanding free house site pattas.

The residents wanted the district administration to identify eligible beneficiaries and provide free house site pattas to them. The officials should also process the applications seeking free house sites quickly, they urged.

Police personnel pacified the agitators. Traffic on the road was affected for more than 30 minutes.

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