Amritsar train tragedy effect: Now, a ‘to-do’ list for district authorities in case of gatherings near tracks


Amritsar train tragedy effect: Now, a ‘to-do’ list for district authorities in case of gatherings near tracks

The Director General of Railway Protection Force (DG RPF), Arun Kumar, has issued a “to do” list to be followed if any mela (fare), rally or public gathering is being organized close to the railway tracks.

The instructions, issued on December 27 to Punjab home affairs and justice department and forwarded to the district authorities across state on Monday, comes three months after the Amritsar tragedy in which 60 people were mowed down by a train as they watched Dussehra celebrations while standing on a railway track.

The instructions form part of a letter issued by the DG RPF. In the letter, the DG has mentioned that chief commissioner of railway safety (CCRS) Read more

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