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Violent Protests In Bihar Over Railways Exam, Aspirants Set Train On Fire

Violent Protests In Bihar Over Railways Exam, Aspirants Set Train On Fire

A number of trains had been canceled or ran on various routes on Tuesday.


College students’ violent protests towards the Railway Recruitment Board’s Non-Technical Well-liked Classes (RRB-NTPC) examination 2021 in Bihar has unfold to all the state with protestors setting a parked passenger prepare on hearth and stoning a working prepare in Gaya. Visuals from the incident present a prepare engulfed in flames and the fireplace brigade speeding to place it out. There is a heavy deployment of police however has failed to manage the aggressive college students. The protestors have squatted on railway tracks, vandalised property, clashed with safety forces and targetted a number of trains, hampering prepare motion within the state. Police cleared the tracks and arrested no less than 4 individuals within the state capital Patna on Monday.

In Jehanabad city, indignant college students burned an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the railway tracks and raised slogans towards the federal government.

In Sitamarhi, police fired within the air to disperse indignant demonstrators on the railway station.

Protests had been reported from Patna, Nawada, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi, Buxar and Bhojpur districts.

The protestors are opposing the Railway’s resolution to carry the exams in two phases, claiming the second stage for ultimate choice amounted to “dishonest” those that appeared and cleared the primary stage of the RRB-NTPC for computer-based check (CBT) which was launched on January 15. The protesters declare that there was just one examination talked about within the RRB notification issued in 2019 and the federal government was enjoying with their future.

The difficulty was highlighted when the outcomes had been declared on January 15. At the moment, the Ministry of Railways issued a clarification during which it mentioned that the second stage examination was clearly talked about within the notification. 

A number of trains had been canceled or ran on various routes on Tuesday on account of the protests.

The Railways has determined to droop its Non-Technical Well-liked Classes (NTPC) and Stage 1 checks after violent protests by job aspirants, a spokesperson for the nationwide transporter mentioned at present.

It has additionally fashioned a high-level committee to look at the grievances of those that have handed the exams below totally different railway recruitment boards (RRBs) and people who have failed the identical.

“Railway constitutes Excessive Energy Committee to look into Considerations of Candidates over NTPC CBT-1 Outcome.

Candidates could submit their Grievances to Committee until sixteenth February, 2022,” the railway ministry tweeted.

The stir affected a number of sections of the East Central Railway (ECR) zone and hindered the working of greater than 25 trains inflicting inconvenience to passengers.

In the meantime, amid rising protests, the Ministry of Railways on Tuesday issued a press release, warning candidates of being ‘Debarred for Life’ from acquiring a Railway job.

“RRB NTPC Protest movies will now be examined by the Ministry with the assistance of specialized businesses. Upon correct examination, these present in indulging in any of the talked about actions, will probably be penalised accordingly. They are going to be liable to each police motion in addition to lifetime debarment from a Railway job”, mentioned the assertion.



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