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Ludhiana coolies don red, as railways accepts their long pending demands

NYOOOZ 2019-03-15 05:30:00

Ludhiana coolies don red, as railways accepts their long pending demands

  • | Friday | 15th March, 2019

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Ludhiana: A wave of joy ran through the community of licensed coolies at Ludhiana railway station, as the Northern Railway Board has sanctioned their long pending demand of giving them three red shirts and a woollen shirt each every year. Railways should bring the insurance policies of coolies so that the future of their families can be secured up to some limit”. “Coolie community is an important part of the railway transport but since Independence railways has hardly done anything to give them better facilities. The railways have also decided to construct a waiting room for them, in which facilities like television, water purifiers, and bunk beds are provided for coolies to rest during their working hours. Besides, there will be a special path for trolley movements on different platforms, so that coolies do not face any difficulty in managing the luggage of passengers.

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