No gate keeper in rail crossing

Dhaka, Thursday   27 June 2019

No gate keeper in rail crossing

 Kurigram Correspondent

 Published: 05:16 PM, 22 February 2019   Updated: 05:54 PM, 22 February 2019

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Accidents are occurring due to absence of gate keeper for rail crossing in the way from Kurigram Rajarhat bazar and railway station to Kurigram town for long. Locals are received no result despite the movement demanding gate keeper.

Shafiqul Islam Bulu Mondal, a member of the Rajarhat Market trade union and a famous businessman, said that human chains have been made by people including various committees for more than once; but no result at least.

Hazi Ismail Hossain, owner of the market's Al Madina Electronics said that people are being killed in the accident due to not having a gate keeper.

Local residents said a number of accidents took place in the last one month. Three people were injured and one was injured in a microbus from the ornate security company in Ramna-Teesta bound train, and after the death of a motorcyclist, a college student was killed there.

Motor Worker leader Ayub Ali said, demanding appointment of gate keeper on rail crossings demanded the whole upazila's long-standing demand. The request for execution of this demand is fast.

UNO Md. Rashedul Haque Prodhan said, the matter has been notified to the senior authority. They can recruit at any time.