Indian Railways ministry enters Limca Book of Records – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways has achieved a remarkable feat by entering the Limca Book of Records for organizing an event with the highest attendance at multiple locations simultaneously. The event, held on February 26, 2024, saw a staggering 40,19,516 people participating across 2,140 venues.
The occasion marked the inauguration of road over/under bridges and the foundation stone laying ceremonies for railway stations presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Ashwini Vaishnaw has once again taken charge as the minister of railways, alongside his responsibilities as the minister of information and broadcasting and the minister of electronics and information technology.
Upon his arrival at the ministry, Vaishnaw was warmly welcomed by the staff, who greeted him with flowers. The union minister expressed his gratitude to PM Modi, emphasizing the Prime Minister’s strong emotional connection with the railways.
During his interaction with reporters, Vaishnaw highlighted the significant reforms and achievements in the railway sector under PM Modi’s leadership over the past decade.
“People have blessed PM Modi again to serve the country. Railways will have a very big role. In the last 10 years, PM Narendra Modi has done a lot of reforms in railways. Be it the electrification of railways, construction of new tracks, new types of trains, new services, or redevelopment of stations, these are the major achievements of PM Modi in the last 10 years,” Vaishnaw had said.
“The PM has kept railways in focus because railways are the common man’s mode of transport and a very strong backbone of our country’s economy, so there is a lot of focus on railways. Modi ji has an emotional connection with railways. I thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” he added.


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