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Covid-19 Lockdown: When the railways stopped for the first time in history, trains had to be stopped due to Corona

In view of the possible havoc of Corona, there was an atmosphere of fear among every common and special people. There were also a large number of people who were far away from their people and their homes, many of them were working outside, working or had come to study or roam. Or were away from home for some other reason.

After the announcement of the lockdown, the wheels of the train stopped (indicative)

Covid-19 Lockdown Anniversary: ​​Two years ago the month of March will be remembered by every Indian for life because on 24th of this month Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) Corona (corona virusLockdown across the country due to the havoc ofLockdown) announced. With the announcement of the world’s biggest lockdown, there was silence on the streets, the wheels of the train stopped, the air service was stopped and the doors of factories and companies were closed. The lockdown had a great impact on the life of the common people.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020, taking precautionary measures after the number of people infected with the corona virus in the country crossed 500. With this announcement, the wheels of the Indian Railways, which started from 16 April 1853, which is called the life line of the country, suddenly stopped for the first time. The steps of the passengers also stayed inside the house, which was stuck where it was.

Millions stuck away from home

In view of the possible havoc of Corona, there was an atmosphere of fear among every common and special people. There were also a large number of people who were far away from their people and their homes, many of them were working outside, working or had come to study or roam. Or were away from home for some other reason. With the announcement of the lockdown, lakhs of people got trapped and somehow struggled to go to their homes. About 2.5 crore people travel in Indian trains every day. In a financial capital like Mumbai, the entire life line rests on the train. Around 12000 trains run everyday.

The announcement of the lockdown stopped the wheel of the whole country. Indian Railways ran a special Shramik train to rescue lakhs of people stranded away from home and helped them in every possible way to reach their destination. This special train did not stop at every station.

With the announcement of the lockdown, the decision to stop the train was very difficult. Then the railway administration said that the decision to completely stop train travel was not easy. But it was also necessary to take this decision in difficult times.

About 9 thousand people died in 2020

According to a report in June last year, more than 8,700 people died on railway tracks in 2020. Officials said that many of the victims were migrant workers. However, due to the nationwide lockdown, passenger train services were completely stopped. The Railway Board shared the data of such deaths between January and December 2020 in response to a question from Madhya Pradesh-based activist Chandrashekhar Gaur under the Right to Information Act.

Then the Railway Board said in its reply that based on the information received from the state police, between January 2020 and December 2020, 805 people were injured and 8,733 people died on the railway track.

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On this day, we were exposed to the lockdown for the first time, a big step had to be taken when 500 cases of corona came

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