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Farm laws repealed: On Friday, the railway tracks in Punjab bore no reminders of the protest, but the excitement due to the fresh development was palpable.
As many as 10 accused have been arrested so far, which includes Union MoS and BJP leader Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra as well. The development comes after farmers held a six-hour ‘Rail Roko’ agitation on Monday, calling for the resignation of Teni in the matter.
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said Union minister Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’ will “influence the investigation” into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case and try to “save himself”.
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
“The Government Railway Police (GRP) is patrolling all railway stations and tracks. Till now, there are no reports of a disturbance at any railway tracks or cancellation of trains,” deputy commissioner of police (railways) Harendra Kumar Singh said.
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Farmers on Monday are holding an agitation over the violence in the Lakhimpur Kheri district in Uttar Pradesh on October 3.
Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi