Rly minister postpones inauguration of projects after DRM's death

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Kolkata, Feb 14 (PTI) Virtual inauguration of some projects of Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in West Bengal on Sunday was postponed owing to the demise of a senior officer.

After coming to know about the death of S K Saha, divisional railway manager (DRM) of Howrah Division, the minister expressed deep concern and as a mark of condolence, inauguration of the projects scheduled on February 14 and 15 have been postponed, an official said.

Saha had died of multi-organ failure at a hospital here on Saturday.

Phase I of Sankrail freight terminal, a foot overbridge at Santragachi station and an executive lounge at Sealdah station were among the projects that were scheduled to be virtually inaugurated by Goyal, he said. PTI AMR MM MM