Kolkata: The tragic death of an old man triggered chaos at Sodepur Station on Thursday, disrupting railway services for more than an hour.
It has been reported that a train entered the platform without any proper announcement from the railways authorities. The old man while crossing the tracks was hit and killed by the train. This led to the disruption of train services along the Sealdah main line.
Agitated locals protested pelted stones at the Sodepur station master’s room. The locals alleged that trains enter platform without any formal announcements, frequently. A wholesale market nearby compels them to cross the tracks instead of using the footbridge, as the locals complain. The protest is still on at Sodepur’s 1,2,3,4 platforms.