Jat protest block Delhi-Jaipur rail route, RSRTC introduces 100 extra buses

Agitating Jat protesters on Friday blocked the Phulera-Ringus-Rewari rail route, serving as an alternate route to Delhi after the main route was blocked by the protesters earlier. The residents of Jaipur and Delhi are now left with no train link between the two cities. With the Jaipur-Bandikui-Rewari, Ratangarh-Sadulpur-Rewari, Sadulpur-Hissar, Rewari-Hissar and Bhiwani-Rohtak and Bandikui-Bharatpur rail route blocked, train services continue to remain affected. Most diverted trains are now likely to pass Sawai Madhopur. North Western Railway chief public relation officer Lalit Bohra said the trains on the above routes are cancelled till further orders.
Trains coming from Mumbai and heading to Delhi will also pass through Sawai Madhopur. Since, Jaipur-Delhi and Jaipur-Agra rail routes remain blocked, the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) has decided to introduce 100 more buses for Delhi and Agra to accommodate the Holi rush. State roadways and private buses are running packed. Passengers were seen travelling on roof of buses. Manager, public relations, RSRTC, Sudhir Bhati said buses are running packed. The corporation has decided to introduce 100 more buses and more depending on the requirement.