Odisha urges Centre to suspend Shramik special trains from May 18 for 3 days due to cyclone Amphan

Credit: Zee News- Published on May 17, 2020
Hours after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned that the cyclonic storm Amphan is very likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours and into a very severe cyclonic storm by the morning of May 18, PK Jena, Speciall Relief Commissioner,Odisha on cyclonic Storm Amphan, said that Balasore,...

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Published on May 17, 2020 -  01:25
AMPHAN: Odisha requests Centre to cancel Shramik Special trains in coastal areas
While speaking to ANI in Bhubaneswar, the Special Relief Commissioner of Odisha, Pradeep Kumar Jena spoke on cyclonic storm 'AMPHAN'. He said, "Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Ganjam may be affected due to the cyclonic storm. The Chief Secretary has requested Union Cabinet Secretary to consider suspending 'Shramik Special' trains from May 18 for three days in the coastal areas.c Odisha government has urged Central Government to suspend Shramik Special trains passing through its coastal area due to cyclone.

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