28 Trains Suspended In Punjab Amid Farmers' Protest

28 Trains Suspended In Punjab Amid Farmers' Protest

Newsdesk |
September 26, 2020

At least 28 passenger trains have been cancelled as famers in Punjab continued blocking train tracks as part of the "Rail Roko" protest against the three new controversial farm bills now extended till September 29. However, the Railways is yet to announce a revised schedule. Farmers, thousands of whom blocked highways and rail tracks despite the coronavirus pandemic and searing heat as part of Bharat Bandh on Friday, have said they will intensify protests against the farm bills as the central government has not reached out to them at all.

New Delhi, 26 September 2020

As per news report of NDTV, they added that will not allow any political party to share stage with them during these protests as the BJP-led central government maintains that the farmers have been "misled" on the issue. "PM Modi will repeal these bills, he will not be able to pull off these changes on ground. He's blaming the opposition for instigating us. This is not correct. We have read the ordinances (now bills). The corporates have pushed PM Modi to introduce these changes. We are getting support from farmers across the country; our numbers are huge. This is a very big people's movement," said Sarwan Singh Pandher, State Secretary of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Samiti, who translated the bills into Punjabi and distributed it among farmers.

Source -NDTV


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