Indian Railways to resume services in Punjab from today: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the Indian Railways is going to begin services from and through Punjab as the farmer unions have announced lifting of blockades from Monday.

“After the postponement of the farmer movement on railway tracks and stations in Punjab from November 23, Indian Railways is going to start rail services from and through Punjab,” Piyush Goyal said in a tweet.

“Passengers, farmers, and industries will be benefited by the removal of the deadlock in train operations,” he added.

On November 21, the Punjab farmers’ union, protesting against the Centre’s controversial farm laws, decided to allow all goods and passenger trains to pass through the state from today.

Farmers in Punjab have been protesting against the three farm laws since they were passed by the Parliament.