ahul Kanwal illustrated solidarity with Centre’s decision on hiking fares of elite trains saying, “No good service comes for free. If passengers want railway services to improve, they must be willing to pay for it”.

But, Arvind Kejriwal didn’t let it stream smoothly. Instead, He allegedly accused him of getting into the shoes of PM Modi’s spokeperson.

“Modi ji's spokesperson gets angry”, said Arvind Kejriwal.

Later, the twitter war intensified, Deputy Delhi CM Manish Sisodia came into defence of Arvind Kejriwal upping the ante of debate.

Recently, Central government announced that Elite train’s 10 per cent of the seats will be sold in the normal fare in the beginning, it will go on increasing by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold with a ceiling of 50 per cent.

Modelled on the dynamic fare system in vogue in then aviation sector, the flexi fare system will be introduced on experimental basis in II AC, III AC, Chair Car in the three trains besides Sleeper class in Duronto trains. First Ac and Executive Class have been kept out of the new system of the already prevailing high tariffs.

Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more during the current financial year.


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