Latur in Maharashtra’s Marathwada region, that is battling the worst drought ever, gets some relief all with help of Mr Suresh Prabhu. This will be known as A Thumping Tale of Political will. Even ever critical Arvind kejriwal has appreciated Central Government’s efforts. Well done Mr Suresh Prabhu for keeping up with your Promise, for sending Special Water train carrying 5 lakh litres of water for drought hit Marathwada region, Latur.
“The first batch of 10 wagons, each with a capacity of around 50,000 litres, was filled with water at Miraj railway station in Sangli district,” said chief spokesperson of Central Railway, Narendra Patil.
The initiative was taken by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu as many parts of his home state are reeling under a severe water crisis, especially villages in Latur district that has a population of around 2.45 crore. ZEE News
Railways sends ‘water train’ to parched Latur in Maharashtra.https://t.co/iitRX67E5B
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) April 12, 2016
Even critics like Arvind Kejriwal appreciates
Del CM @arvindkejriwal writes to PM @narendramodi, assures 10 lk lts 4 Latur per day for next 2 months (1/2) pic.twitter.com/n3v1fVuNnj
— Rupashree Nanda (@rupashreenanda) April 12, 2016
Congratulations to the Central & Maharastra Govt for having successfully delivered Water via Rail to Latur .. triumph of Political Will !!
— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) April 12, 2016
People are so happy that some stayed back here in the night to see rail wagons: Latur Mayor #IndianPaaniLeaguehttps://t.co/qipZyZtXPr
— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) April 12, 2016
Water being unloaded from train at Latur , much needed relief @sureshpprabhu @RailMinIndia pic.twitter.com/kC7ghZUopo
— CPRO Central Railway (@Narendra_IRTS) April 12, 2016
Special train carrying 5 lakh litres of water for drought hit Marathwada region reaches Latur pic.twitter.com/IJynMklrIT
— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) April 12, 2016