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As per the reports, trains like Delhi-Pathankot Express, Kalka Shatabdi Express have been cancelled.
Bharat Bandh: The Bharat Bandh call given by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of the farmer unions has disrupted rail movement in Delhi, Ambala and Firozpur division with people sitting on tracks. “More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi division. About 25 trains affected in Ambala and Firozpur divisions”, Northern Railway said in a statement. As per the reports, trains like Delhi-Pathankot Express, Kalka Shatabdi Express have been cancelled.
Train operations affected in Delhi, Ambala and Firozpur divisions as people are sitting on railway tracks. More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi division. About 25 trains affected in Ambala and Firozpur divisions: Northern Railway#BharatBandh
— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Here’s a list of cancelled trains
- Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express
- New Delhi-Amritsar Shan-e-Punjab Express
- New Delhi-Moga Express
- Delhi-Pathankot Express
- New Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express
- New Delhi-Kalka Shatabdi Express
- Passengers trains from Rohtak
- Passenger trains from Hisar
- Passenger trains from Bhatinda
- Passenger train to Sri Ganganagar
Besides, farmers have also blocked the Shambhu border on the Punjab-Haryana border. “In view of the Bharat bandh call by protesting farmers, we have blocked the Shambhu border till 4 pm,” a protesting farmer said. Gurugram, Delhi and Noida also saw major traffic congestion due to the heavy deployment of police and paramilitary forces.
To mark one year since they were passed, farmer organisations have called a Bharat Bandh against the government’s three contentious farm laws. The bandh will continue till 4 pm. During bandh, all government and private offices, educational and other institutions, shops, industries and commercial establishments, as well as public events and functions, will be closed across the country. However, exemptions to the bandh include all emergency establishments and essential services, including hospitals, medical stores, relief and rescue work and people attending to personal emergencies.