Farmers lift blockade train services yet to be restored

  • | Wednesday | 25th August, 2021

Neeraj BaggaTribune News ServiceAmritsar August 24Farmers lifted their blockade on Amritsar-Delhi railway track near Jalandhar on Tuesday evening after the state government hiked state advised price (SAP) of sugarcane by Rs35 per quintal to Rs 360. The blockade of this track crippled the train movement at the Amritsar railway station. Vendors at the Amritsar railway station rued that their losses multiplied in the last two years. First it was the lockdown and then farmers blocked the track near the Jandiala Guru railway station for months together. Ahead of the farmers' blockade near the Jalandhar railway station around 30 pairs of trains plied from the Amritsar railway station daily.

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