Not less than 41 trains had been cancelled, whereas 11 trains had been brief terminated in Punjab as farmers’ physique continues protest in opposition to the Centre’s farm legal guidelines. Largely, trains on the New Delhi-Katra route have been affected, a launch by the Northern Railway stated. Farmers in Punjab have been protesting in opposition to the three agriculture legal guidelines — The Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, and the Farmers (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement of Value Assurance and Farm Companies Act, 2020, and The Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020 — since they had been handed by the Parliament.
The Railways Ministry had earlier stated that it has continued to lose income as Freight operations stay forcibly suspended as a result of tracks blockages in Punjab.
Just lately, Punjab Meeting had handed a decision rejecting three farm legal guidelines enacted by the central authorities with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh later main a delegation to Governor VP Singh Badnore urging him to provide his assent to 3 payments by the meeting.
On November 4, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh staged a ‘dharna’ at Jantar Mantar in Delhi over the difficulty of suspension of products railways companies in Punjab since September 24.
(With ANI inputs)