"Rail Rokho" Agitation At Kotpad

Rail Rokho agitation at Bansuli station.
Jeypore.july.27: People of Kotpad in Koraput district staged a "rail rokho" agitation at Bansuli station (Kotpad railway junction) on 27th July 2011demanding a stoppage of  Heerakund Express at Bansuli. It is came to known that the express train extended from Koraput to Jagadalpur via Jeypore and Kotpad. But the train is surpassing Kotpad without a stop. Since that time the area people of Kotpad demanding to stop the train at Bansuli station but no action has been taken by the concerned authorities yet. So on Wednesday under the leadership of  Saroja Patro a local politician hundreds of people staged a "rail rokho". During the agitation all the trains were stoped. Later they decided to approach railway higher authorities at Bhubaneswar. The protesting people have warned to start a indefinite agitation to stop all the trains passing through Kotpad if the action is not taken by August 1st.

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