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73 trains cancelled due to Jat agitation

india Updated: Mar 23, 2011 00:21 IST

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Railways on Tuesday cancelled 73 trains on Delhi-Bhatinda section and in Bikaner and Jaipur division due to the agitation by members of the Jat community demanding reservation in central government jobs.

New Delhi-Ajmer-New Delhi Shatabdi Express, New Delhi-Ahmedabad-New Delhi Raj-dhani Express, Firozpur-Mumbai Central Janta Exp, Jaipur-Chandigarh Garib Rath Express, Lalgarh-Guwahati Avadh Assam Express, Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Rajasthan Express, Amritsar-Jaipur Express, Sriganganagar-Howrah-Sriganganagar Udyan Abha Toofan Express, Rewari-Hisar passenger, Haridwar-Sriganganagar Intercity Express trains are among those trains cancelled due to the agitation.

Several passenger trains including Rohtak-Jind passenger, Jind- Kurushetra passenger, Sirsa-Jind-Sirsa passenger, Jind-Firozpur-Jind passenger were also cancelled.

Railways have also announ-ced the cancellation of 66 trains on Wednesday. If the agitation continued on Wednesday then 66 trains in these sections would remain cancelled, said Northern Railway spokesperson.