The protest can be held in such a manner that it does not affect the general public. The ACP traffic came down heavily on the school authorities today and told them to abide by the rules laid down by the Supreme Court.
Ludhiana, January 5 As a major relief to the students of government and primary schools in the district, the Punjab Government has changed the timings of all government senior secondary and primary schools.
The timings have been changed keeping in view the dense fog and cold weather.
The 12920 Jammu Tawi-Indore Malwa Express and 12474 Jammu Tawi-Mumbai Swaraj Express were stuck at the Dasuya railway station till the agitation was called off at 4 pm.
Other trains on their way to Amritsar, Jammu, New Delhi and beyond, including 12497 New Delhi-Amritsar Shane-Punjab, 12460 New Delhi-Amritsar Intercity Express and 12926 Amritsar-Bandra Pashchim Express, were also delayed between four to six hours.
Students, principals and teachers of the government and primary schools have welcomed this decision. Students were facing difficulty due to harsh weather.
The instructions have come as a matter of relief for them," said Sanjeev Thapar, principal, Government Model School, Punjab Agricultural University.
Quite a few passengers, who bore the brunt of the rail roko by farmers, were literally at the verge of exploding.
"Why can't these agitators leave the rail passengers alone and fight it out with the government in some other manner, which at least does not put the general public to inconvenience?
The investigating officer said the robbers overpowered the security guard and gagged the latter to death.
After killing Raju, robbers took Rs 40,000 lying in the cupboard and ransacked the whole office.
Passengers travelling by the trains which were held up by the farmers had a harrowing time, as many of them would miss their important meetings, social commitments or even connecting flights.