Special DG ( Law and order) Prashant Kumar said in Lucknow that the encounter took place on Friday morning on Chhatriwa Para Kail road of Purakalandar police station of the area.
Indian Railways achieved a significant milestone yesterday in Railway electrification. With the completion of the electrification of the Subhagpur-Pachperwa Broad Gauge (BG) route in North Eastern Railway, Indian Railways has completed the electrification of all BG routes in Uttar Pradesh.
This will improve rail connectivity in the region and will improve the speed of trains in the region.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appreciated Indian Railways for accomplishing this remarkable feat.
With this achievement, Indian Railways has completed the electrification of BG routes in six zonal railways namely, East Coast Railway, North Central Railway, North Eastern Railway, Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway, and West Central Railway.
Also, Highly Utilized Network (HUN-5), Jhansi-Muzzaffarpur-Katni is fully electrified now. This will improve connectivity between Jhansi-Lucknow-Barabanki-Burhwal, Gonda-Anandnagar-Gorakhpur-Valmikinagar-Sugauli, Muzzaffarpur-Bachwara and Narkatiyaganj-Raxual-Sitamarhi-Darbhanga-Samastipur, Sitamarhi-Muzzaffarpur-Hazipur including Bhatni-Varanasi—Naini(Allahabad)-Manikpur-Satna-Katni and Chhapra-Varanasi.
With 85 per cent of RKM electrified, Indian Railways is rapidly progressing to accomplish ”Mission 100 Percent Electrification” and become the largest green railway network in the world.