Jharsuguda: Members of Anchalik Vikash Parishad on Monday had met Jharsuguda Dist. Collector and had submitted a memorandum regarding protest against the premature stoppage of Hirakud Express Train at Jharsuguda Road Station.
They have submitted a 7 point demand. On 2nd September, locals of Jharsuguda on Saturday submitted a memorandum to Divisional Railway Manager, Sambalpur Division, East Coast Railway through the Jharsuguda Road Railway’s Station Master over the demand.
The resident alleged that the construction work of Jharsuguda railway station is still going on and lacks basic amenities facilities due to which the passengers would face great difficulty once the express trains will start stopping at this station.
“Our demand is that, till the fulfilment of basic facilities at the station and road on both sides, no trains should be stopped at Jharsuguda Road Railway station. Once all the basic facilities like toilets, water, waiting hall, shed are done then the railway can stop we don’t have any problem” said Hira Lockchandani, President, Jharsuguda Chamber of Commerce.