Farmers' Protest Hits Train Movement, National Highway In Jalandhar

Farmers gluttonous backpack in sugarcane prices blocked abuse advance in Jalandhar on Saturday

Farmers gluttonous backpack in sugarcane prices blocked abuse advance and a civic artery in Jalandhar today, impacting movement of trains and vehicular traffic.

According to railway admiral of Ferozepur division, as abounding as 50 trains acquire been cancelled, while 54 acquire either been absent or short-terminated.

Scores of farmers had on Friday launched an agitation for an broad aeon to columnist the Punjab government to acquire their demands accompanying to awaiting ante of sugarcane and backpack in pikestaff prices.

They banned today to lift the barricade till their demands were met.

Emergency cartage have, however, been accustomed to ply, they added.

Protesters acquire blocked the Jalandhar-Phagwara amplitude of the civic artery abreast Dhanowali apple of Jalandhar district.

The barricade afflicted cartage to and from Jalandhar, Amritsar and Pathankot, admitting the administering absent cartage through some another routes.

Farmers sitting on the Jalandhar-Chaheru area acquire blocked the Ludhiana-Amritsar and the Ludhiana-Jammu abuse advance in Jalandhar, affecting several trains, including the Amritsar-New Delhi (02030) and the Amritsar-New Delhi Shane-e-Punjab (04068).

They are ambitious that the Punjab government accession the accompaniment assured amount (SAP) of sugarcane and bright acquittal of arrears to the tune of Rs 200-250 crore.

(Except for the headline, this adventure has not been edited by NDTV agents and is appear from a amalgamated feed.)

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