The Allahabad High Court today sought the North Central Railway’s stand on its alleged failure in executing a slew of infrastructural works in preparation to the upcoming January 2019 Kumbh despite having been given the requisite fund by the Centre well in advance.
A bench of Chief Justice DB Bhosale and Justice Yashwant Varma sought the NCR general manager’s reply on a plea by civil society Bhim Rao Ambedkar Samajik Sewa Samiti, which alleged that the Railways has completed barely two percent of the works assigned to it to facilitate the huge gathering of devotees visiting the city to witness the Kumbh. Read more
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