Phagwara, Jun 8 (UNI) Traffic on the Jalandhar-Ludhiana section was today affected after CPM activists blocked rail traffic for two hours to protest against the hike of prices of petrol, diesel and LPG.
The traffic on the Phillaur-Nakodar section was also affected due to the blockade which lasted two hours.
The protestors, led by CPM leaders Dayal Singh and Paramjit Kaur Taggarr, demanded an immediate rollback of the prices.
As a result on the blockade, the 2497 UP Delhi-Amritsar Shane-Punjab Express, the ,2926 DN Deluxe Express and a Nakodar bound goods train remained strandard near Phillaur railway station.
The 2920 DN Malwa Express was stopped at Goraya railway station.
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