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Rail Board wants to mark Gandhi Jayanti with no non-veg served on trains

The proposal also included a 'Swachhta Express' for Sabarmati and adjoining stations

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Indian Railways

The proposed to mark the occasion of as a 'Vegetarian Day', suggesting that it will not include items in the meals served on that day.

The Railway Board has planned that no food will be served to passengers on railway premises on October 2 in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The proposal also included a 'Swachhta Express' for Sabarmati and adjoining stations.

The board has also proposed for

The board has approached the Ministry of Culture, headed by Bharatiya Janata party's for approval of the said proposals.

Railway Board chairman had initiated a similar exercise in July 2017, when he was the of Air India, wherein it was announced that passengers on its domestic flights would only be offered vegetarian meals.

First Published: Mon, May 21 2018. 07:04 IST
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