Prime Minister Narendra Modi flags off 100th farmer train

The Prime Minister is going to flag off the 100th Farmers Rail. (File photo)

100th Kisan Rail: Modi flagged off the train amid a protest by a section of farmers on Delhi’s borders against three new agricultural laws of the Center.

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  • Last Updated:December 28, 2020, 4:47 PM IST

new Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) flagged off the 100th ‘Kisan Rail’ running from Sangola (Sangola) in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal (West Bengal) on Monday. This train will take vegetables like cabbage, capsicum, cabbage, chilli and onion and fruits like grapes, oranges, pomegranates, bananas and sitaphal. The perishable items will be allowed to be unloaded and mounted at all stops on the route and there will be no limit to the quantity of shipment. The center has given 50 percent subsidy on the transportation of fruits and vegetables.

Significantly, the first farmer train was run between Devlali to Danapur on August 7, which was later extended to Muzaffarpur. The PMO said that after good response from the farmers, its rounds were increased from weekly service to three times in a week. Modi flagged off the train amid a protest by a section of farmers against the Center’s three new agricultural laws on Delhi’s borders.



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