Punjab: Farmers begin sit-in at railway tracks across Punjab, service to remain suspended
Chandigarh, January 29: Farmer Unions of Punjab on Sunday began sit in at railway tracks across Punjab affecting rail services throughout the state . After protesting at the DC offices and toll plazas of Punjab for a long time, the farmers have started rail roko andolan at 15 places in 12 districts today.
The railways will remain suspended from 1 pm to 4 pm. Reportedly, due to this sit-in more than a dozen trains will be affected. Sarwan Singh Pandher, leader of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Mazdoor Committee, said that neither the state nor the Centre has time to address their demands. Due to which, they have no option left other than this.
Tracks that shall remained occupied by the farmers are as follows-
Devidaspura Jandiala Guru in District Amritsar
Gurdaspur Batala Railway Station
Khadoor Sahib, Patti and Tarn Taran Railway Station
Ferozepur Basti Tanka Wali Guru Harsahaye
Moga Railway Station
Muktsar Malout Railway Station
Fazilka Railway Station
District Barnala Ghunas Station
Jalandhar Cantt & Kapurthala Railway Station
Tanda Railway Station in Hoshiarpur
Samrala Railway Station of Ludhiana
Faridkot Railway Station
Amritsar-Delhi, Tarn Taran and Amritsar-JK routes affected
Amritsar New Delhi, Amritsar J&K and Tarn Taran routes will be affected after this decision of the farmers. Main trains Amritsar Shatabdi, Shan-e-Punjab, Nagpur Express, Paschim Express, Golden Temple Mail, Dadar Express and Jammu Tawi Jodhpur Express trains are going to be affected.
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