Today Nationwide ‘Rail Roko’ Protest by Farmers to Demand MSP Guarantee

Rail Roko Protest by Farmers

New Delhi: The ongoing farmers’ protest is set to mark its one-month anniversary with a significant ‘Rail Roko’ demonstration today. The protest, which has been simmering for the past 28 days, is expected to escalate as farmers from across the country mobilize to make their voices heard in the capital.

Disruption Expected as Farmers Intensify Protest with ‘Rail Roko’ Andolan
Reports suggest that the ‘Rail Roko’ movement, called by the United Kisan Morcha, will see participation at approximately 60 locations throughout Haryana and Punjab. The planned protest is likely to cause disruptions in train services between 12 noon and 4 pm.

Farmers to Occupy Tracks in Punjab and Haryana; Call for Nationwide Support
Sarwan Singh Pandher, a leader of the Kisan Mazdoor Morcha, has confirmed that hundreds of farmers will occupy railway tracks in key districts of Punjab and Haryana, including Ferozepur, Amritsar, Rupnagar, and Gurdaspur. The action is part of a broader movement that began on the Punjab-Haryana border on February 13.

Travel Advisory: ‘Rail Roko’ to Cause Inconvenience; Public Urged to Avoid Train Travel
Pandher has appealed to the public to support the protest and advised against train travel during the hours of the ‘Rail Roko’. The movement is expected to be a partial blockade, causing potential inconvenience to commuters.

Rail Roko Protest by Farmers

Farmers Leaders Demand Legal MSP Guarantee; Reject Centre’s Procurement Plan
In a related development, farmer leader Jagjit Singh Dallewal has called on the central government to fulfill its responsibility by providing a legal guarantee for the Minimum Support Price (MSP) on all crops. Dallewal has dismissed the Centre’s proposal for guaranteed procurement of certain crops at MSP, emphasizing the need for a more comprehensive approach.

The ‘Rail Roko’ agitation is set to commence at noon and will continue for four hours, underscoring the farmers’ determination to secure their demands.