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J'khand: BJP MLA blocks Rajdhanis, other trains

September 24, 2012 10:32 IST
Several trains, including three Rajdhani Express trains, have been stranded at various places following blockade put up at Parsabad railway station in Koderma district by a Bharatiya Janata Party member of Legislative Assembly and his supporters.

The BJP activists are demanding opening of a reservation counters at Parsabad station and stoppage of the Mumbai-Howrah and other express trains at Parsabad station.

"BJP MLA Amit Yadav and about 500 of his supporters have squatted on both up and down tracks at Parasabad, over 140 km from Ranchi, since 5 am disrupting railway services," Rail Police Force Divisional Commander Shashi Kumar said.

New Delhi-Howrah, New Delhi-Sealdah, New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express trains and several other trains have been held up at different points following their agitation, he said.

 

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