Demanding immediate resumption of ‘Hill Queen Express’, several organizations of Maibang like Youth Council for Development, Dishru Cultural Club, J. B. Hagjer Club, Dimasa Women Society, Maibang Sports Association etc and people from Kalachand organized 100 hours Rail Blockade from 6 AM of February 25 at Maibang Railway station.
They had earlier on February 7 submitted a memorandum to the Divisional Railway Manager, Lumding for the restoration of the ‘Hills Queen Express running in between Lumding – Lower Haflong. As the DRM, NR Railway did not respond to their memorandum, they have decided to go for 100 hours Rail Blockade.
Thousands of people take part in the 100 hours Rail Blockade at Maibang.
The railway representatives from Lumding held discussion with the representatives of Youth Council for Development, Dishru Cultural Club, J. B. Hagjer Club, Dimasa Women Society, Maibang Sports Association etc in presence M. Nath, SDO ( C ), Maibang reached an amicable solution of restoration of Hill Queen Express’ within ten days..
Following the assurance from the Railway, 100 hours Rail Blockade was called off.