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Avoid sharing old, fake videos of mass movement of people: Railways

As the second wave of coronavirus hits the nation, a number of videos are being shared on Twitter to unfold misinformation among the many individuals. The Central Railway has appealed to everybody to keep away from sharing outdated and fake videos and comply with COVID19 acceptable behaviour.
“Some old videos showing the crowd at various stations are making rounds in social media.  Some news reports also falsely mention that there is a mass movement of people. We appeal everyone to avoid sharing such videos. People are requested not to believe in such rumours,” an announcement from the Railways mentioned.
Through a digital press convention, Sanjeev Mittal, General Manager, Central Railway, appealed to everybody that any hypothesis about the identical needs to be prevented in such difficult circumstances of coronavirus.
He additionally knowledgeable that for the comfort of passengers, Railways runs extra trains in summer time and sufficient tickets can be found as solely passengers having confirmed tickets are being permitted to board the trains.
“Passengers are advised to adhere to all norms, SOPs related to COVID19 during the boarding, travel and at the destination,” he added.
Meanwhile, with a view to stopping the unfold of COVID-19, the Railway Administration has determined to cease issuing platform tickets at some stations of the Mumbai Division, together with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Kalyan, Thane, Dadar and Panvel stations. 
In line with this, the Western Railway has additionally stopped issuing platform tickets with rapid impact. Entry on the stations is now restricted just for passengers with confirmed tickets.

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