Railways on Friday said 484 Haryana Bound train were affected ahead of the verdict of Gurmeet Ram Rahim and after the violence which erupted after the verdict. Passengers who have travelling plans to Haryana or Punjab region should check IRCTC website irctc.co.in before leaving for their destination.
Northern Railway Official said 484 trains got affected due to the verdict involving Dera Sacha Chief after the violence erupted. A Northern Railway official said: “At least 214 express trains heading to Haryana were cancelled from August 23 to 28 in view of the law and order situation in the state.”
127 Express trains were cancelled on Friday and 78 trains have been cancelled on Saturday. 214 trains towards Haryana region have been cancelled from 23rd August to 28th August. The railways also short terminated or diverted 35 trains.
At least 30 people were killed as security forces fired at rampaging mobs in Panchkula in Haryana after a court held Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape and sexual exploitation.