39 Lakh Tickets to Be Cancelled By Indian Railways- MOHFW Revised Guidelines

Expectations and speculations regarding lockdown decisions came to halt when our honourable prime minister announced the extension of the the lockdown by 19 more days ahead till May 3rd, 2020. This was much needed one as the cases of new infections are still soaring new figures and social distancing being the only way out to curb the curve. With the announcement flashing across all media houses, Indian railways also announced holding the transport fleet wheels till the extended period in its official tweet:

Not to mention, many people had their tickets booked for travel via Indian railways during the extended tenure and a lot of them were expecting resumption of the trains post the lockdown 2.0 announcement. Around 39 lakh tickets were booked between the period of 15th April to 3rd May. Indian railways is set to cancel these 39 lakh tickets. But, Railway has also assured full refunds to people who have booked their tickets via Railway portals. All refunds will be processed via Indian Railways. Here’s everything that you need to know about refunds of your ticket bookings amidst Covid-19 pandemic.

A lot of people thronged to Bandra station yesterday to protest in the wake of some fake statements from local goons to make arrangements for daily wage workers who were asking to make arrangements of trains for them to reach their native villages across UP, Bihar and other states. However, the matter was resolved as the local government came into action by assuring them proper availability of food and other basic needs for the extended lockdown period.

MHA issues National Directives for #COVID19 management reg. Wearing of face cover in public places; #SocialDistancing; restrictions on Social Gatherings; fines on spitting in public places and SOPs at work places/factories. Here’s the Official Tweet from MOHFW:

The consolidated revised guidelines can be accessed here via link: MOHFW Revised Guidelines Dated 15th April 2020

 

Lockdown 2.0- 39 Lakh Tickets to Be Cancelled By Indian Railways

Amit Roy


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  1. This lock down has brought many problems with it . Many people have stranded in metropolitan or where they have gone for their livelihood .but at present it the only cure of this lethal disease covid19 .so it very difficult situationfor for govert as well as daily worker .so have see how government tackle with it.but we have also do our duty and follow the instructions given by authorities

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