Chandigarh (Hindustan Reporter) The Rail Roko agitation of farmer-labor organizations in Punjab entered the second day on Friday. 19 groups have blocked the track at 17 places. Thousands of passengers are stuck in the railway stations of Punjab due to jam in trains. 60 trains were affected on Thursday. Today more than 80 trains have been cancelled. More than 100 routes have been changed.
Farmer-Laborers Moga Railway Station, Ajitwal and Dagru, Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur and Dera Baba Nanak, Jalandhar Cantt, Tarn Taran, Sunam of Sangrur, Nabha of Patiala, Basti Tankanwali and Mallanwala of Firozpur, Rampura Phool of Bathinda, Devidaspura and Majitha of Amritsar. , Fazilka, gathered on the track at Ahmedgarh in Malerkotla. This movement will continue till 30 September.
Due to this, rail traffic is at a standstill in Delhi to Amritsar, Pathankot to Amritsar and Punjab to Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Ludhiana to Moga, Firozpur, Fazilka etc. Farmers say that floods and rains have caused huge damage to crops. Therefore, at least compensation of Rs 50 thousand per acre should be given to the farmers. Center should give Rs 50 thousand crore to Punjab to compensate for the damage caused by floods.
Amritsar-New Delhi Shatabdi was run from Ludhiana today, while Amritsar-Nanded Sachkhand Express was run from Ambala. Similarly, Shaan-e-Punjab was flagged off from Ludhiana. Amritsar-New Delhi Superfast has been cancelled.
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