Farmers under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) had started their 'rail roko' stir on December 20 at various places, affecting the movement of several trains and causing inconvenience to passengers.
Besides multiple railway stations across Punjab and Haryana, the 'rail roko' protest was also staged at different places in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka, among others.
Farmers are observing rail blockade for four hours on Thursday to press for their demand to repeal the three new farm legislations.
Protest called by SKM demanding removal of Union MoS (home) Ajay Mishra goes on peacefully, commuters affected.
In Punjab, protesters sat on tracks at many places on the Delhi-Ludhiana-Amritsar railway route.
The railways has deployed 20 additional companies of the RPSF across the country, with focus on Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
The farmer leaders said Lakhimpur Kheri incident was a ‘pre-planned conspiracy’ to ‘terrorize’ farmers, while demanding arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish Mishra.