The new recruitment scheme of the Indian Railway is not taking the name of stopping the ruckus standing over Agnipath. Demonstrations are going on in many parts of the country including UP, Bihar in protest. It is also having a bad effect on the railway and incidents of arson and sabotage in trains have come to light. Due to this, 35 trains have been cancelled, while 200 other trains are running a delay of several hours from their time. Apart from this, 13 have been short terminated.
It is also having a bad effect on the railways and incidents of arson and sabotage in trains have come to the fore. Due to this 35 trains have been cancelled, while another 200 trains are running behind schedule by several hours. Apart from this, 13 have been short terminated. These 35 trains include five mail and 29 express trains, five mail and 29 express trains . According to the report, a total of 22 trains have been cancelled in the East Central Railway zone alone.
According to railway officials, at present, it will be difficult to assess the damage caused by this ruckus. In Samastipur and Lakhisarai of Bihar, protesters set the train on fire on Friday morning. Eklavya Chakraborty, CPRO, East Central Railway said that 8 train services were affected due to the ongoing students' agitation at different stations in our jurisdiction.
The movement of trains is blocked due to demonstration by students on various railway sections of Samastipur division.Railway administration has issued a helpline number to the passengers for the movement of trains and other information, which is as follows:-
Saharsa: 06478-223423, 8102919168
Commercial Control/DDU: 7388898100
Commercial Control/Samastipur: 9771428963
Commercial Control/Danapur: 9341505327
Commercial Control/Barkana: 9771426831
Commercial Control/Dhanbad: 0326-2220080