Indian Railways will never be privatised: Piyush Goyal

Kharagpur (West Bengal), Mar 30 (ANI): Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on March 30 asserted that Indian Railways will never be privatised, he said that it is the property of the nation & people. “I assure you that Indian Railways is the property of the nation & people. No one can touch it, it will never be privatised. Don't get caught in opposition's propaganda. This is your property, it will remain yours,” Goyal said while addressing a public rally in Kharagpur for upcoming West Bengal assembly elections. “Railway Protection Force, which was deployed on 4,600 Shramik Special trains during COVID-19 ensured smooth distribution of 2 crore food packets and 2. 16 crore water bottles, therefore avoiding any untoward incident,” he added. “Due to the efforts of our trackmen, maintenance, and signalling people, there has not been a single death in the last two years,” he further added.