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Are you also planning to travel on Indian Railways? So it is very important for you to know this news. Let us tell you that a news is getting viral, in which it is being claimed that the Railways is preparing for major changes in its system.
This information has been fact-checked by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) under the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, after which the truth of this news has been told by tweeting.
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Learn what is written in the tweet?Let us tell you that PIB has written in its tweet that in some media reports it is being claimed that passengers can charge 10% more fare than passengers who want to travel by sleeping in the train. PIBFactCheck said that this claim is misleading, it was only a suggestion given to the railway board.
In some media reports, it is being claimed that passengers can charge 10% more fare than passengers who want to travel by sleeping in the train.#PIBFactCheck: This claim # Confusing is. It only #Railwayboard There was a suggestion given to. @RailMinIndia Has not made any such announcement. pic.twitter.com/M4UFasUo6V
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) March 13, 2021
In media reports, it has been claimed that Rs 25 of Bedroll has also been suggested to be 60 rupees. The proposal of an officer of the Railway Board has also been placed in the Top-5. According to media reports, the officer told the railways that the rent of the bedroll given in such a coach is being charged only 25 rupees for the last 15 years. But due to market prices, it should now be 55 to 60 rupees.
Let us tell you that PIB has told this news completely wrong. The railway department has no such plan. In the Corona era, the kind of situation that is prevailing across the country, many fake news are becoming increasingly viral. The Press Information Bureau of the Government of India has denied the viral news, saying that the government has not taken any such decision. The government has also made several efforts to prevent the spread of such fake news during the Corona period.
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