Railway will provide employment to land owners, Lalu

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Srinagar, Apr 8 (UNI) Assuring that railways will provide employment to those whose land has been acquired for constructing of tracks, Union Minister for Railways Lalu Prasad said various measures have already been initiated for them.

This assurance was given to a deputation of All Kashmir Railways Association, led by Provincial President Haji Ghulam Rasool Alai who met him and apprised of their demands.

Before leaving for Delhi after a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Mr Prasad visited Nowgam railway station and had a short journey in the train along with his family.

Earlier, the minister along with his wife Rabri Devi planted a chinar near the station.

The minister said work on 292-km long Jammu - Udhampur-Qazigund-Baramulla railway line was going on in full swing and Qazigund-Baramulla rail would run soon.

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