Good job, Indian Railways! Coolies to get pathways for movement of luggage, modern rest facilities and more


Good job, Indian Railways! Coolies to get pathways for movement of luggage, modern rest facilities and more

Indian Railways brings relief to passengers and coolies or sahayaks! Remember Amitabh Bachchan’s super-hit Bollywood movie Coolie where the Big B played the protagonist role of a coolie.

The movie depicted the struggles of coolies. Cut to 2019, Indian Railways is upgrading its infrastructure on railway stations to help coolies across the country and is also taking care of their children, says a PTI report. Piyush Goyal-led Railway ministry has approved a proposal to build pathways for trolleys used by coolies or sahayaks to move the luggage of passengers.

The move by Indian Railways is aimed at easing passenger traffic at stations. The central government also wants to enhance the social security for ‘sahayaks’, which is considered as unorganised sector, the report said. Read More

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