Farmers’ Protest LIVE Updates: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha is staging a nationwide ‘Rail Roko’ protest today to demand the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra over his son Ashish Mishra’s car allegedly running over a group of protesters in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Several groups of farmers have already begun blocking train tracks in parts of Punjab while in Uttar Pradesh, police have imposed restrictions under Section 144 in Lucknow. SKM, which is an umbrella body of the farmer unions that have continued their prolonged agitation against the Centre’s farm laws, said “protests will only be intensified until justice is secured” in the Lakhimpur Kheri case. The Rail Roko protests by farmers will continue till 4 pm today across the country. Follow live updates on farmers protest, Rail Roko: