Petition demanding Suburban Rail was submitted to new Railway Minister !
Many thanks to all those who signed the petition and supported the latest campaign demanding Suburban Rail Service. With help coming from as far as United Sates, Australia, Europe, Singapore and Middle East, the petition got about 2300+ on-line signatures and 3000+ hard copy signatures.
Yesterday, in the morning around 9 AM, the Namma Railu supporters met the new railway minister, Shri. Sadananda Gowda at his residence in Bengaluru and submitted the signed petition with 5000+ signatures. They all requested the railway minister to put his seal of approval on this project and set the ball rolling for its speedy implementation.
The group consisted of Mr. Sanjeev, Hemanth of Praja-RAAG, Prof Rajeev Gowda, Ramprasad, from Bengaluru Needs You!, Raghotam Rao, representatives from Tumkur Prayanikare Vedike and Vikram Bichal from Prestige Shantiniketan Apartment Owner Association, Whitefield. It was a great show of all round support for the project.
The railway minister Shri. Sadananda Gowda has promised to include this in the upcoming railway budget. Let us hope and pray that he measures up to the promise.