17 Jun 2022

'Agnipath' protest: 2 Passenger Train Coaches Burn in Bihar!

Latest report from patna Two train train trainers set fire to a crowd in Bihar this morning amid protests against the new recruiting policy, Agnipath.
The trainers of the Jammu Tawi Express train were set on fire at the Mohiuddinagar railway station on the Hajipur-Barauni railway line, officials told NDTV, adding that no one was injured in the incident.

Many parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have seen protests over a new military recruitment policy. Protests have spread to Haryana and UP, too.

This morning, a mob stormed a Uttar Pradesh railway station in Ballia state and destroyed a train and damaged railway equipment, before police used force to disperse them.
Agnipath proposes to hire jawa on a four-year contract followed by compulsory retirement for many without gratuity and pension benefits. The new plan aims to reduce huge government revenues and pension liabilities as well as free up arms purchases.

 The government has increased Agnipath's employment limit to 23 from 21 years as a resignation immediately following protests.

The government has also identified 10 points to protect the program and has ensured that recruits will not find themselves in trouble after completing four years in the military.

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