Kozhikode, Mar 31 UNI | 4 months ago

Left Democratic Front (LDF) candidate A Vijayaragahvan (CPI) today said rail travel woes of Malabar region of Kerala would be resolved if he is elected in the April 10 Lok Sabha election in the state.

Talking at an election meets, he said the state was totally ignored by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government at the Centre in the five railway budget presented by it.

Though few trains were sanctioned for the state, all of them were not started so far leaving the rail passengers in agony, he said.

He said the commuters are finding it hard to get reservation to metro cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore from Kozhikode even two months in advance.

Stating there is no train service to Kolkata and Hyderabad from Kozhikode, he said, commuters will have to board the same from Chennai or Shornur towards this destinations.

(Posted on 01-04-2014)