Farmers in Punjab continued their ‘rail’ roko agitation on Saturday at several places in the state in protest against the three farm Bills passed by Parliament recently. The movement of trains in the state continued to remain suspended in the wake of farmers’ stir.
Farmers have been protesting on rails tracks at many places in the state since 24 September. The call for the ‘rail roko’ agitation was given by the KisanMazdoorSangharsh Committee and later, different farmers’ outfits had extended their support to it. Squatting on rails tracks, agitating farmers on Saturday shouted slogans against the BJP-led government at the Centre and demanded the rollback of the farm Bills which they described as “black laws”.
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S.P. BALASUBRAHMANYAM LAID TO REST WITH A 24-GUN SALUTE BY TAMIL NADU POLICE
Versatile singer, actor and music composer S P Balasubrahmanyam hailed as “singing moon” and “music cloud” by his millions of fans was laid to rest at his farm house near here on Saturday with a 24-gun salute by Tamil Nadu police. After the singer’s son S P Charan performed the funeral rites amid Vedic chants by priests, 24 police personnel gave a gun salute and later the body was lowered into a deep pit and buried.