Indian Railways on Thursday stated that the 'Rail roko' agitation in India passed off without any untoward incident. The farmers had called for the program to protest against farm laws 2020.
The Indian Railways stated that there was negligible or minimal impact on the running of the trains across the country.
"Train movement in all zones is normal now. Few trains were stopped in some areas but now train operation is normal," it stated.
Days before the Rail roko agitation in India, the farmers' union had announced that they were hopeful that the agitation was peaceful.
Trains were stopped across the country. Utkal Express that plies from Odisha's Puri to Uttarakhand's Haridwar was stopped at the Ghaziabad railway station as farmers blocked railway tracks at Modinagar railway station.
Likewise, the farmers blocked railway tracks in Palwal as a part of their nationwide 'rail roko' agitation against Farm Laws.
The farmers have been protesting against contentious farm laws 2020 i.e. Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.
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