Prabhu Responds to Tweet, Child Provided Milk in Stuck Train


Kanpur: Responding promptly to a tweet, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu helped a child traveling in a train delayed by fog, ensuring that the five-year-old was provided with milk and biscuits by the railway authorities.

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The five-year-old Avish, who was traveling with his mother Kusum Yadav, boarded the Manduadih (Varanasi) New Delhi Super Fast Express on Thursday which got delayed due to dense fog.

The child’s father Satyendra Yadav, who lives in Delhi, tweeted to Mr Prabhu seeking help for his child who was hungry after milk ran out due to the train running behind schedule.

Responding to the tweet, Mr Prabhu directed the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) of Allahabad to take action in the case, PRO of North-Central Railway Amit Malviya said today.

The station master of Fatehpur station provided the family with food when the train arrived there, Mr Malviya said.

When the train arrived at Kanpur Station later in the day, Railway authorities there were waiting with milk and biscuits for the child, the PRO said.

Later, the mother thanked the railway officials for their prompt service, he added.

Source: NDTV