Rail Roko by Tribal Outfit, Check Trains Cancelled or Diverted

Bhubaneswar: The indefinite rail roko agitation by Adivasi Kudmi Samaj scheduled to start from September 20 in Odisha, West Bengal and Jharkhand is expected to affect the rail services from Wednesday.

Keeping this rail rook agitation in view the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled and diverted some trains in Odisha.

Cancellation of Trains :

  1. 02832 – Bhubaneswar – Dhanbad Spl On 19th Sept’ 2023.
  2. 12876 – Anand Vihar – Puri Neelachal EXP from Ananvihar on 19th Sept 2023.

Diversion of trains leaving originating station on 19-09-2023

  1. 12801/12802 – Puri – New Delhi – Puri Puroshottam EXP from both sides will run via Bhadrak – Hijli – Midnapur – Adra – Gomoh.
  2. 18477/18478 – Puri – Rishikesh – Puri Kalinga Utkal EXP From both sides will run via Sambalpur City – Jharsuguda Road – Ib route .
  3. 22824 – New Delhi Bhubaneswar Rajdhani EXP From New Delhi will run via Gomoh – Adra – Midnapur – Hijli – Bhadrak.
  4. 13351/13352 – Dhanbad – Allepey – Dhanbad EXP from both sides and 18310 Jammu Tawi Sambalpur Express will run via Ranchi – Tori route.

Notably, the Kudmi community announced to stage rail roko agitation demanding to include Kudmi community people in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category and Kudmi language in eighth schedule of the Constitution of India.

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