Agnipath Recruitment scheme: Protests turn violent, train full of passengers set on fire

The protests against the new Agnipath Recruitment Scheme in the central government’s army has reached its peak in Bihar. Protests have turned violent in many districts of Bihar. The latest information in this matter is that the anger of the protesters in Buxar, Bihar has erupted on the Indian Railways. Furious protesters set a train full of passengers on fire. There has been a stampede after this incident. There is no information about casualties in the arson incident.

protests against the new Agnipath Recruitment Scheme

The latest information is that unemployed youth in Bihar are opposing the new recruitment scheme in the army. In many districts including Ara, Jaharabad, Chapra, Buxar, Saharsa, Begusarai, Muzaffarpur of Bihar, the protests have reached the peak. Protesters torched a train at Dumrao village railway station in Buxar. According to the information, the train was full of passengers.

protests against the new Agnipath Recruitment Scheme

Intercity Express set on fire in Kaimur
Students at Saharsa railway station are also protesting against the new recruitment scheme of the Modi government in the army. In Jehanabad, Arrah, Nawada, Chapra, Munger also, youth protests are going on since morning. People are raising slogans against the central government. The latest information is that the protesters have also set fire to Kaimur Intercity. In view of the fierce demonstration in Arrah, the railway station has been evacuated. Demonstration continues on Saharsa rail track. Vaishali Express train has been stopped due to the protest. In Buxar, the glasses of the bogie of Suvidha Express have been broken.

Let us tell you that recently the Modi government has announced the Agnipath Recruitment scheme for recruitment in the Indian Army. Under this scheme, now youth will be recruited in the army for four years. Of these, only 25 per cent plan to make the youth permanent after four years. Unemployed youth and students are opposing this scheme of the Centre.

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