Indian Railway Cancels 39 Lakh Booked Tickets: Promises Refund

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The Indian Railway has decided to cancel 39 Lakh tickets that have been booked for travel from 15th April to 3rd May 2020. As of 14th April 2020, the PM Narendra Modi extends the nationwide lockdown till 3rd May 2020. The trains will remain suspended till the lockdown is withdrawn as collected by the PTI sources.

While the 21 days lockdown was already on, the national transporter had allowed passengers to book their tickets for movement post lockdown that is from 14th April 2020. Around 39 lakh bookings through Indian Railway was made during the 21day lockdown, which has been canceled after the PM extends the period of lockdown. 

Indian Railway has not only canceled all the booking but has also stopped the advanced bookings as of now. Many other transport sectors have claimed that such things will occur due to the pandemic and they are ready for the refund. 

Indian Railway announced that all the passengers who booked tickets during the 21 days of lockdown will get back the full refund of money for the canceled trains. They have also mentioned that the refund will also be given for advanced bookings. 

The national transporter will refund the money automatically for the once who have made the bookings online. While those who have made the bookings from the counter can take the refund till 31st of July, 2020. 

LIVE UPDATE ON COVID-19 CASES 

WORLD

Cases Found

Active Cases Recovered Cases Death Cases

19,30,506

13,47,975 4,62,076

1,20,455

 

INDIA

Cases Found

Active Cases Recovered Cases

Death Cases

10,815

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353

 

* The sources and the figures published here representing the COVID-19 cases in the World and India are as per mentioned in the source news from NDTV 

*This update is till the date 14th April 2020.

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