25 trains affected due to Bharat Bandh: Railways


NEW DELHI: About 25 trains have been affected due to the Bharat Bandh called by farm unions on Monday, officials said.

“More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi, Ambala, and Firozepur divisions. About 25 trains are affected due to this,” a spokesperson for the Northern Railway said.

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Officials said the Delhi-Amritsar Shan-e-Punjab, New Delhi-Moga Express, Old Delhi-Payhajot Express, Vande Bharat Express from New Delhi to Katra, and Amritsar Shatabdi are some of the trains that have been affected.

Bharat Bandh: Farmers are giving dharnas at nearly 500 places in Punjab, including the sites of 108 permanent dharnas & ar various places in Haryana. A large number of protests are being held on railway tracks and highways pic.twitter.com/XVhp0Wd6id
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To mark one year since they were passed, farmer organisations have called a Bharat Bandh on Monday against the three contentious farm laws.

The bandh began at 6 am and will continue till 4 pm.