Farm Bills row: Punjab, Haryana farmers extend 'rail roko' stir till Sept 19. Here's what happened so far

Farmers in Punjab and Haryana on Friday took to the streets in protest against the contentious farm Bills passed by Parliament recently. In Punjab, where the "bandh" was near-total, the "rail roko" agitation was extended by three days till September 29. Earlier, a farmers' body had announced to block trains from September 24 to 26. Shops, commercial establishments, vegetables and grains markets remained shut at almost all places with farmers' bodies describing it as "unprecedented" support for their cause.

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