Indian Railways withdraws proposal to introduce head and foot massage services: After its recent proposal to introduce head, neck and foot massage services in trains drawing criticism, the Western Railways zone has decided to withdraw the proposal.
According to a recent press release issued by the Western Railway authorities, the proposal for the introduction of head and foot massage services to be provided in trains originating from the city of Indore was initiated by the Ratlam Division of the railway zone. As soon as the same proposal came to the light of higher authorities of the Western Railways zone, the proposal for starting the massage services in trains was withdrawn.
Indore MP Shankar Lalwani had written to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal criticizing the proposed move, calling it against the “Indian culture”. “Is providing these kind of services in front of women in accordance with the principles of Indian culture?” Read more
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