Railways Fined For Evicting Man For ‘3013’ Ticket


Railways Fined For Evicting Man For ‘3013’ Ticket

A 73-year-old man who was forcibly evicted from a train because his ticket was wrongly dated 1,000 years in the future was on Tuesday awarded compensation by a consumer court in Saharanpur.

Vishnu Kant Shukla, a retired professor, had boarded Himgiri Express for a journey from Saharanpur to Jaunpur on November 19, 2013.

The train ticket examiner (TTE) however, found Shukla’s ticket was dated for 3013, and removed Shukla from the train at Moradabad.

Shukla told TOI, “I retired as head of the Hindi department from JV Jain Degree College in Saharanpur. Read More

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