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Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Special Express train left for New Delhi from Bhubaneswar railway station

Bhubaneswar:13/5 /20:Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Special Express train left for New Delhi from Bhubaneswar railway station at 10 am today with 916 passengers as a part of the gradual resumption of passenger train operations by Indian Railways.

The train will have stoppages at Bhadrak, Balasore, Hijli (Kharagpur), Tatanagar Jn, Bokaro Stl City, Gomoh Jn (operational), Gaya, Pt. Dd Upadhyaya Jn and Kanpur Central, official sources said.

Only passengers with valid confirmed tickets were allowed to enter the railway station. It was mandatory for passengers to wear face cover and undergo screening. Only asymptomatic passengers were allowed to board the train, which has 22 coaches.


Tickets for the special train were sold out in 30 minutes after online booking commenced through the IRCTC website on Monday evening.

The East Coast Railway had asked passengers of the special train to carry own food and linen and reach Bhubaneswar station for screening at least 90 minutes before the train’s departure.

Worth mentioning, the New Delhi-Bhubaneswar special train is scheduled to commence its journey from New Delhi station tomorrow.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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