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Farmers to hold 'Rail Roko' protest against Lakhimpur Kheri violence

The United Kisan Morcha (SKM) has called for a six-hour nationwide 'Rail Roko' protest today, demanding the removal of Union Minister of State (MoS) Ajay Mishra Teni from the Union Cabinet. His son Ashish Mishra Teni has been arrested in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. From 10 AM to 4 PM, farmer organizations' members will block the railway tracks. The police and administration have also issued an alert regarding the security arrangements. Lucknow Police has said that the police will take action against those who will take part in the 'Rail Roko Andolan' of the farmers' organization. 144 CrPC has also been imposed in the district and NSA will be imposed if anyone tries to disrupt normalcy. 

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