Railways Gear Up to Tackle Ambedkar ‘Mahaparinirvan Diwas’ Rush Today


Railways Gear Up to Tackle Ambedkar ‘Mahaparinirvan Diwas’ Rush Today

Railways have made elaborate arrangements to deal with heavy rush of passengers visiting Mumbai on the occasion of the 62nd death anniversary of B R Ambedkar which falls on December 6.

Lakhs of followers of the dalit icon from various parts of the country visit the Chaityabhoomi in central Mumbai every year to pay their respects.Chaityabhoomi is the place of Ambedkar’s cremation.

Apart from operting extra trains, the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) have also made elaborate crowd management arrangements to cater to the rush.

The CR is operating 14 special long-distance trains and as many extra suburban services, stated a press release issued by Central Railway spokesperson Sunil Udasi. Read More

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