Farm Bills: Railway tracks blocked in Patiala district

Farm Bills: Railway tracks blocked in Patiala district

Farmers raise slogans against the Central Government in Patiala on Saturday. Rajesh Sachar

Tribune News Service

Patiala, September 26

Farmers today blocked railway tracks for the second day after Parliament passed farm Bills. The protest continued till the evening.

The Indian Railways had suspended the train services on September 25 as the farming community observed Punjab bandh in the state.

Railway officials said they had suspended the services on September 25. Assistant Sub-Inspector Sarabjit Singh of the GRP said, “Farmers held the protest on railway tracks. The Indian Raiways had suspended the services on Thursday (September 25). The protest was lifted in the evening.”

Meanwhile, farmers were accompanied by women and children who raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government in the Centre.

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