[AI] HP quota

Asudani, Rajesh rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in
Tue Nov 27 00:04:42 EST 2018


Friends
As all of us Indian railways provides handicapped quota of two/four berths in slipper class.
Recently, it was introduced in AC 3 tire also.

However, they have changed norms for it, making it a difficult experience.

Only the disabled passenger is given the berth and the escort is given wait listed, or RAC or whatever normal availability is there.

Now it highly problematic as:

1.       Escort is given seat somewhere else, maybe in another coach defeating the purpose of escorting in the train.

2.       Many a times, no confirm berth is given to escort.

3.       Both the seats are shown as blocked, even if only one seat is being given to the disabled, most probably normal waiting list is confirmed on the remaining seat, thus snatching the berth from HP quota.

Maybe, railways has in mind to benefit more number of disabled by giving quota only to them and not to the escorts.
But, escort is the genuine need, and Orthopedically handicapped persons are given tickets only with the escort.

On the whole, it is totally undesirable, needlessly troubling the disabled, and we should vehemently protest.

Now, it is the time for vehement action, if not violent action.



सादर / With thanks & Regards
राजेश आसुदानी Rajesh Asudani
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