“We have registered an FIR. We have already started taking action so that those who were involved in the incident can be identified and nabbed,” DC (North) Debasis Sarkar said.
“Identify the perpetrators and bring them under the court of law. We have already registered a complaint… It is sad that always the protestors are victimised. I highly condemn the incident,” said Anurag Maitrayee, who was part of the protest.
Protesting against the incident which triggrered outrage on social media also, the group of youngsters travelled from Tollygunj to Dum Dum. During the course of the half-hour journey, they raised slogans like ‘I love Kolkata’, ‘Say no to moral policing’, and sang the famous ‘Ek la cholo re’ song.
Kolkata Metro says no complaint has been filed yet. Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee told The Indian Express that they did not find anything untoward in the CCTV footage.
Once on Dum Dum platform, the journalist said, the man was kicked and punched on his face, and when the woman tried to save him, she too was beaten up.
Repeated sparks and electrical flash from the lines created a frenzy among the commuters, many of whom tried to come out breaking the windows.
“Once these two routes are operational, a lot of passengers who travel by roads will take the Metro, which will eventually scale down traffic, especially during rush hour,” said a Metro official.
“For three days, Metro will be operational from 1.40 pm to 4 am the next day. From September 27 to September 29, people will be able to avail Metro services the whole night,” said an official
The Goods and Services Tax (GST), which subsumed all indirect taxes and was implemented from July one this year, is likely to raise the construction cost of East-West Metro being constructed by Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC).
The second phase of the East-West Metro Project would stretch from Sealdah to Howrah Maidan. It is in this phase that the Metro would ply under water and work is expected to be completed by August, 2019.
The Metro services were affetced for 20 minutes, the officials said
Lifts were being planned at some Metro stations for aged and physically handicapped people.
Completing 100 years of Tagore’s Nobel lit prize,the wall is part of Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week.
V K Gupta,GM of Northern Railway and Arunendra Kumar,Acting Chairman Railway Board,are also in the fray.
Officials of Kolkata Metro Friday prevented a middle-aged woman (43) from jumping on the tracks.