Members of the Bharat Scouts and Guides performed a street play on the prevention of fire in trains at the New Tinsukia Station in Assam’s Tinsukia district.

The scouts and guides also sensitized the people present in the railway station about the danger of carrying inflammable items in trains while travelling.

The street play was performed as part of the Indian Railways‘ ongoing campaign against smoking and carrying inflammable materials in trains in view of rising incidents of fire in trains.

Such incidents cause immense harm to the lives of passengers and property of the railways.

The drive that was launched on March 22 will continue till April 30 this year.

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“Nukkad Natak being performed by members of Bharat Scouts & Guides at New Tinsukia station on prevention of fire in trains and make rail users aware about not to carry inflammable items in train @RailMinIndia,” Northeast Frontier Railways tweeted.

During the campaign, all stakeholders educate all stakeholders are being sensitized on the precautionary measures they need to take to prevent fire in trains.

The railway authorities are laying emphasis on the prevention on carrying of inflammable materials in trains and checking SLRs/VPUs/leased parcels against the transportation of inflammable material, etc.

This is to be done through direct interaction, distribution of leaflets, pamphlets, pasting of stickers, conducting Nukkad Nataks, announcement through PA System at stations, advertisement in print, electronic media and social media.

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