Inhabitants of Rothabil in Chandrahalam Para village have blocked the railway track demanding immediate construction of a railway level crossing, an overbridge and an underpass at Chandra Halam Para village in Panisagar sub-division in North Tripura.
The residents have been demanding the construction of a railway level crossing, an overbridge and an underpass near a road intersecting the railway track at Chandra Halam Para village.
They had even submitted a memorandum stating their demand to the railway authorities, to which the latter had initially agreed.
However, the railway authorities later declared the particular road as being illegal and stopped all kinds of work from progressing further.
This led to wide protests by locals, with a few even lying down on the railway tracks.