Kurmis withdraw proposed rail blockade, trains to run normally in 3 states

Updated: Sep 20 2023 12:04AM

Ranchi/Bhubaneswar/Jhargram, Sep 19 (PTI) Trains under the SER and ECoR jurisdictions will run on their scheduled routes in parts of West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha as an indefinite rail blockade called by Kurmi organisations from Wednesday has been withdrawn, officials said. .

As a precautionary measure, at least 11 trains were cancelled and 12 others diverted on Tuesday under the jurisdiction of South Eastern Railway (SER) and East Coast Railway (ECoR) in Jharkhand and Odisha respectively in view of the rail blockade, they said.

The ECoR said it has decided to run trains on normal routes with immediate effect as per schedule as the Kurmi Samaj agitation has been called off.