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01 July, 2006

Let a worker inaugurate the rail line: Jain

Chandigarh Newsline
Chandigarh, July 1: Demanding speedy inauguration of the Chandigarh-Morinda-Ludhiana railway line, workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by former MP Satya Pal Jain, today staged a protest at the Chandigarh Railway Station. A large number of party workers and leaders participated in the protest.
Blaming the UPA government and particularly Union Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav for the delay in the starting of commuter traffic on the new railway line, the protesters raised slogans against the Centre and Lalu.
They walked alongside the track for 5 km from the Chandigarh Railway Station to the Industrial Area demanding early inauguration of the line. ...
... Reiterating his demand for early functioning of the line, he said anyone is welcome to inaugurate the project. "The new rail line has been laid for the benefit of the people so it does not matter who inaugurates it. If the Congress government can't find anyone, then let a worker, who has worked on the project, inaugurate it." ...