India’s oldest train, Punjab Mail yet to get nod to be back on track

The Fact News Service

Ferozepur, November 29

Due to farmers’ agitation in Punjab, the Ferozepur rail division is issuing the train operation plans on day today for short terminating, diverting or cancelling the trains.  On the Ferozepur-Delhi route, the people have still to wait, till a nod from the railway headquarters and railway ministry.

The farmers have now moved to Delhi initially for two days call on Nov 26 and 27, to protest against the three controversial Farm Laws demanding its withdrawal.  The farmers’ outfits have threatened to continue with the protest at Delhi till such time any decision is taken over the Farm Bills.  Earlier, they had agreed to clear the rail tracks for running of goods trains followed by for passenger trains also. On the other hand, the Centre government is claiming that the bills are farmer-friendly and will benefit in a long way.