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Rajasthan CM describes power outage in country as 'national crisis'

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08 May, 22 09:39
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Rajasthan CM describes power outage in country as 'national crisis'

Jaipur: He said the demand for electricity has increased in 16 states due to the rising mercury levels and coal is not being supplied in accordance with the requirement,Termingpower outage a "national crisis", Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot expressed concern on Friday over the shortageof coal supply inthe country and the simultaneous increase in electricity demand during summer. He said the demand for electricity has increased in 16 states due to the rising mercury levels and coal is not being supplied in accordance with the requirement, affecting the power supply. "This is a national crisis. I appeal to everyone to unite in this crisis and support the governmentinimprovingthe situation.Turnoffnon-essential electrical appliances at your home or workplace. Set your priorities and useelectricity inaccordance with your need," Gehlot said in a tweet in Hindi. He condemned the Rajasthan unit of the BharatiyaJanataParty(BJP) for putting pressure on the employees of the power distributioncompaniesby staging protests. "In Rajasthan, the BJPis puttingpressureontheelectricity department employees,whoaredoingtheirwork inachallengingatmosphere amidst the power crisis, by stagingdemonstrations,"the veteran Congress leader said. "It is the job of the Centre to provide coal to the states. Will the directionless state BJP leadership ask the Centre why is it not able to provide coal in accordance with the demand, due to which there has been a crisis in 16 states?" he asked. Newly introducedholiday train between Udaipur and Bandra starting from May 2’nd 2022 As the economy is reopening after the traumatic pandemic, there has been an exponential rise in thenumberoftravellers.And most of them are preferring trains over any other mode of travel because of obvious reasons.Byobvious reason, we mean cost, safety, comfort and a lot more facilities the trains offer to its passengers as compared to air or road travel. Therefore, Indian railways thesedaysarerunning jam-packed with passengers. Railway travellers are strugglingtogetaconfirmed seat due to increased traveldemand.Thisexponential riseinrailway traveldemand may be either due to eased COVID-19travelrestrictions orduetosummer vacations. Reports say that the train booking has surged around 1.5 times since Holi and it is anticipatedthattheywill continue to follow this trend till May end.Therefore considering this skyrocketing number of railway passengers, the North-Western railway decided to run a new summer special train connecting Udaipur and Bandra. This facility is offered by the railway association to provide convenient and comfortable services to its passengers. Mentioned herewith is the train schedule: Udaipur – Bandra Special Train Schedule: According to the latest press release,thisTrain(No. 09067) willrun once a week, beginning from May 2’nd 2022 till June 13’th, 2022. Reports also said that the train will depart from Bandra terminus every Monday at 2 3 :4 5 a n d wi l l r e a c h Maharana Pratap Railway Station,Udaipurat14:55the very next day


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