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Indian farmer wins train in legal fight with railway

NEW DELHI: An Indian farmer's battle for proper compensation for land seized to build a railway reached an unexpected conclusion this week when a court awarded him a train. Sampuran Singh has been fighting for the money since 2015, when he went to court to argue that Indian Railways had underpaid him for a piece of land in the northern state of Punjab acquired to build new tracks. He won his case, but the railway refused to pay and he filed another plea in January. On Friday Singh's lawyer said a court in the state…