[AI] Differently-abled miss appointment with Manmohan

sunilsangtani sunilsangtani99 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 14:11:10 EDT 2010

agree with shalini mam,
pm should give another chanse to listen us.

On 4/21/10, Asudani, Rajesh <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in> wrote:
> Differently-abled miss appointment with Manmohan
> Raktima Bose
> KOLKATA: More than 2,000 differently-abled persons travelling by a special
> train from Howrah to New Delhi to meet the Prime Minister on Tuesday missed
> the appointment after the train got delayed by more than 10 hours. They had
> planned to submit a 17-point charter of demands.
> The trip was organised by Paschim Banga Rajya Pratibandhi Sammilani and West
> Bengal's Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Kanti Ganguly, who is also
> the president of the organisation. The Minister was also travelling with the
> group.
> Speaking to The Hindu over phone from Delhi, Mr. Ganguly alleged that ten
> persons had fallen ill and had to hospitalised as there was no water or
> electricity in the coaches.
> "The train that left Howrah on Sunday night was scheduled to arrive in New
> Delhi at Monday midnight. Instead it got delayed for almost over 10 hours
> due to unknown reasons and reached the destination only on Tuesday
> afternoon. This resulted in missing the appointment fixed up with Prime
> Minister Manmohan Singh," he said.
> Mr. Ganguly alleged that repeated requests to railway officials for help at
> various stations en route fell on deaf ears. Calling it an "inhuman torture"
> on the differently-abled persons, he said he would write to the Prime
> Minister about the incident and also seek compensation from the Railways.
> Asked if he would seek Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's intervention, Mr.
> Ganguly replied in the negative, saying she never gives importance to such
> issues.
> Meanwhile, the Eastern Railway authorities here said the train started
> journey with adequate water and there was no problem of electricity either
> though they did not deny that the train got delayed.
> Regards
> "Perhaps our role on this planet is not to worship God-- but to create Him."
>                                         --Arthur C. Clarke
> (Rajesh Asudani)
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