Labourer inaugurates escalator at KSR rly Station

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The railways on Monday threw open an additional escalator at platform numbers 2 and 3 of the KSR Station.

Monabi, a 23-year-old construction worker, and her two-year-old son Amir Khan inaugurated the escalator.

The down–direction escalator was built in 175 days from the date of awarding the contract. Monabi is one of the labourers who worked on the construction site.

Divisional Railway Manager, Bengaluru, Ashok Kumar Verma, was present during the event.

This is the second time an escalator was being inaugurated by a labourer. Earlier, the escalator at platform no 4 was inaugurated on November 9 by 32-year-old Chandbi and her daughter Kumri Begumma (10).

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