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Due to hunger, a four-month-old girl kept crying in a train running for about 390 km. Seeing the hungry girl crying, the upset father and the co-passengers in the coach took to Twitter, but after about six hours, the railway department in Gwalior could provide milk to the girl. The whole way the girl kept crying with hunger.
Hyderabad-based hotelier Zakir Hussain, along with his wife Atima and children Farhan (2) and about four-month-old baby girl Saina, boarded the Grand Trunk Express (12615) from Nagpur to Mathura. The train left Nagpur at 11.30 pm on Wednesday. According to Zakir, due to excessive heat, there was no milk left for the girl to drink. On reaching Bhopal, he searched for milk there but, no milk was found there. On the other hand, the girl suffering from hunger started crying. From Bhopal the train left for Bina at 19.03 pm.
The troubled father pleaded with the co-travellers. Some co-travellers came forward and requested to provide milk by tagging Bhopal DRM including Jhansi DRM and other railway officers on Twitter. The train reached Bina station at around 20.50 in the night but, the girl could not get milk here. The girl was crying continuously due to lack of milk. From here the train proceeded for Veerangana Laxmibai station. The train reached Jhansi at around 22.55 pm. The train stopped here for five minutes but, the railway administration could not provide milk to the girl here too. After stopping for five minutes, the train left for Gwalior from here. The train reached Gwalior station at around 12.03 pm, where the railway administration was able to provide milk to the girl child. The father says that the girl stopped crying after drinking milk.
Bhopal to Gwalior distance is 390 kms
Milk was being searched for the girl child from Bhopal. Bhopal to Jhansi distance is 293 kms. Here too the girl could not get milk. The distance from Jhansi to Gwalior is 97 kms. In this way, after 390 km, the girl could get milk.
Public relations officer Manoj Kumar Singh says that for the complaints coming on Twitter, the concerned staff are immediately informed. Help is delivered as quickly as possible.