Heavy rush of passengers on occasion of ‘Chhath Puja’ at New Delhi Railway station

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 23 October 2017, 08:53 AM
Heavy rush of passengers on occasion of ‘Chhath Puja’ at New Delhi Railway station (ANI Image)
Heavy rush of passengers on occasion of ‘Chhath Puja’ at New Delhi Railway station (ANI Image)

The festival of Chhath will begin from Tuesday and due to this New Delhi railway station witnessed heavy rush in early hours of Monday morning, reports news agency ANI.

Due to a large number of commuters travelling during Chhath Pooja and their relatives visiting the stations to pick and drop them, huge crowd gather at the station creating chaos at the in and around the Railway stations.

The sale of platform tickets has been stopped at New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi and Anand Vihar railway station.

Earlier on October 23, the city's Development Minister Gopal Rai inspected a Yamuna ghat in north Delhi and took stock of preparations for the festival.

According to the government, 565 ghats are being set up along the banks of River Yamuna for Chhath Puja, a major festival of people from Bihar, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand.

The development minister, accompanied by senior officers of irrigation and flood control department, DJB and revenue department, inspected Kudesia Ghat at Kashmari Gate.

First Published: Monday, October 23, 2017 08:46 AM
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