After receiving the memorandum, Supaul MP Dileshwar Kamat interacted with the officials. The MP wrote a letter to the Railway Minister asking him to ensure stoppage of trains. On the other hand, Araria MP Pradeep Kumar Singh also spoke to Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav regarding stoppage of both the trains at Narpatganj station. MP Dileshwar Kamat had a telephonic conversation with the railway officials in front of the delegation which submitted the memorandum. On the other hand, Araria MP Pradeep Kumar Singh called the Navbharat Times digital reporter and told him to make every possible effort for the stoppage of the train at Narpatganj and to meet the Railway Minister and demand the stoppage.
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big thing said by railways
At the same time, in a letter issued by Vivek Kumar Sinha, Joint Director (Coaching), Railway Board, Danapur-Jogbani Express will open daily from Danapur at 6.10 am. It will reach Jogbani at 3.45 pm. From Jogbani, this train will open at 5 in the morning and reach Danapur in 3.45 in the afternoon. The stoppages of this train between Danapur and Jogbani have been given at Patliputra, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur, Darbhanga, Sakri, Jhanjharpur, Nirmali, Saraigarh, Lalitgram, Forbesganj stations. Daily Jogbani-Saharsa Daily Express will leave Jogbani at 4:30 PM and reach Saharsa at 9:40 PM stopping at Forbesganj, Lalitgram, Saraigarh, Supaul. Whereas from Saharsa this train will open at 11:55 in the night and reach Jogbani at 4:00 in the morning. Stoppages of these two trains have not been given at Narpatganj and Raghopur, two important stations of this railway section, in the issued letter and time table. Due to which there is a lot of anger among the railway passengers of Narpatganj and Raghopur.
campaign on social media
A tweet campaign was launched on Twitter on 16 April to start the operation of trains. In which a large number of people participated and through more than 22 thousand tweets demanded to start the operation of trains. This campaign of trends on Twitter Arun Jaiswal, Anoop Kumar, Ashutosh Jha, Chandan Bhagat, Mayank Gupta, Prashant Verma, Umesh Kumar Gupta, Baidyanath Prasad Bhagat, Ranjit Rajeev, Sumit Kumar, Anshu Kanojia, Pawan Mishra, Ramesh Singh, Rahul Thakur, It was successfully led by hundreds of people like Shahjahan Shad, Rakesh Roshan, Vinod Sarvagi Bachraj Rakhecha, Mangilal Golcha, Ramchandra Mehta. The approval for the operation of trains pending in the Railway Board is believed to be the result of this. Despite this, due to non-availability of stoppages in Narpatganj and Raghopur for two trains approved by the Railway Board, the people of the area are in the process of agitating.
The local people kept their word
JDU state secretary Pawan Mishra said in the matter that the dream seen years ago between Seemanchal and Mithilanchal is now coming to the ground. The two trains for which approval has been given. His time table is also a bit strange. On top of that, not giving stoppages at Narpatganj and Raghopur is beyond comprehension. The struggle was carried out regarding the construction work of Farbisganj-Saharsa railway line. Dharna demonstrations, campaigns on social media to marches were done. In such a situation, the issue is being discussed with the old comrades of the struggle and after that the decision will be taken. But first of all, the operation of trains on this railway section should start soon. Social activist Shahjahan Shad, General Secretary of RJD Business Cell, Engineer Ayush Agarwal, former DRCC member Praveen Kumar, Central Committee member of Bihar State Daily Passenger Association, Bachhraj Rakhecha, Convener of Central Railway Rail Passenger Association, Vishnu Khaitan, etc. also visited Danapur in Narpatganj and Raghopur. The stoppage of Jogbani and Jogbani-Saharsa Daily Express trains has been termed as a necessity.
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