Kharibari, 2nd October: The Thakurganj Rail Yatri Samiti of the border area of Kharibari block launched a 'signature' campaign, on Wednesday, demanding the operation of long-distance trains through Siliguri-Aluabari Road rail block. A large number of people registered their participation in this campaign.
The campaign was jointly inaugurated by Thakurganj Rail Yatri Samiti Convenor Sikander Patel, Chief Councillor Devki Agarwal, Organization President Bachhraj Nakhat and Deputy Chief Councillor Pramod Raj Chowdhury. During the event, the Convenor of the Samiti, Sikander Patel, stated that the people of Thakurganj, who had been neglected until now, have made up their mind for a decisive battle.
He further stated that they had been in favor of the peace movement, hence, the signature campaign was launched on the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.