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Rail Ministry needs to be depoliticised: Trivedi

Union Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Thursday said there was a need to depoliticise his ministry.



Mumbai: Union Railways Minister Dinesh
Trivedi on Thursday said there was a need to depoliticise his
ministry and stressed upon the need for a national railway
policy.

"We have to depoliticise the Indian Railways. We must
have a policy similar to foreign and defence policies. We must
have a national railway policy," he said at an event here.

The policy should not change with the minister or
government, he added.
The Trinamool Congress leader also spoke about the
pressures faced by a Railway Minister from fellow legislators.

"Constraints and pressures from politicians like me in
the Parliament are always there. Everybody wants a new train
everyday. Everybody wants a stoppage. So these pressures are
there," he said.

Stating that the country`s GDP will grow at a good rate,
he said the world was looking towards India as the engine of
growth.

PTI

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