Bharat Bandh: East Coast Railways cancels 12 Trains

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railways on Monday cancelled at least 12 trains in the wake of Bharat Bandh, called by Congress and other opposition parties protesting against hike in fuel prices.

List of trains cancelled:

  1. 58425/58426 Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh Passenger from both the directions.
  2. 58407 Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar Passenger from both the directions.
  3. 58411/58412 Bhubaneswar-Brahmapur-Bhubaneswar Passenger from both the directions.
  4. 58535/58536 Cuttack-Paradeep-Cuttack Passenger from both the directions.
  5. 58416 Puri-Cuttack Passenger
  6. 58436/58435 Cuttack-Bhadrak-Cuttack Passenger from both the directions.
  7. 22819/22820 Bhubaneswar-Visakhapatnam-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express from both directions.
  8. 58402 Paradeep-Cuttack Passenger
  9. 58424/58423 Cuttack-Bhadrak-Cuttack Passenger from both the directions.
  10. 18303/18304 Sambalpur-Puri-Sambalpur Inter City Exp from both the directions
  11. 12893/12894 Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City
  12. 12074 Bhubaneswar-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Expres

In Odisha, the Congress activists blocked trains at Sambalpur and Kendujhargarh stations during the bandh.

Interestingly, the State Congress leaders adopted innovative approach by offering flowers and requesting general public to support the bandh in Bhubaneswar. The Congress also opened a control room to help the public in emergency cases.

Also Read: Congress’ 9-Hour Bandh Cripples Life In Odisha

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