New Delhi. Farmers have once again come out on the agitation for their demands. On the call of the nationwide movement of Samyukt Kisan Morcha, farmers in Punjab launched their own movement.Farmers Protest) has started from Sunday. Farmers continued for four hours in the midst of heavy rain on Sunday Bathinda Route The railway tracks remained frozen as a form of protest. Many trains canceled due to protestsTrains Canceled) If done, the route of many trains was changed and operated. Due to the agitation, the passengers are facing a lot of trouble due to the disruption of the railway services.
According to the information, the protesting farmers were sitting on the railway tracks at many places including Jalandhar, Phillaur, Ferozepur and Bathinda. Harinder Singh Lakhowal, general secretary of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal), said that if their demands are not met soon, the farmer organizations will be forced to take a big step. This movement is being done under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union Ekta Ugrahan. They allege that the promises made by the Central Government to the farmers to end the farmers’ movement in Delhi were not fulfilled.
According to Captain Shashi Kiran, Spokesperson of North Western Railway, train number 14735, Sriganganagar-Ambala was canceled on 31.07.2022 due to farmers agitation at Bathinda station and due to non-interlocking reason on South East Central Railway. At the same time, the train services of the following trains operating on North Western Railway will also be affected:-
1. Train No. 14736, Ambala-Sriganganagar will remain canceled on 01.08.2022.
2. Train No. 20843, Bilaspur-Bhagat Ki Kothi will remain canceled on 01.08.2022.
3. Train No. 20844, Bhagat Ki Kothi-Bilaspur will remain canceled on 04.08.2022.
Due to the farmers’ agitation at Bathinda station, train number 04753, Bathinda-Sriganganagar, operated on North Western Railway, was also canceled on 31st July. At the same time, train number 04754, Sriganganagar-Bathinda remained canceled on 31st July.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 01, 2022, 10:34 IST