NFR Celebrates 76th Independence Day

Anshul Gupta, GM/NF Railway inspecting the honor guard.

Dimapur, August 16 (EMN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) celebrated the 76th Independence Day in a fitting manner where a central program was held at the NFRSA complex in Maligaon where Anshul Gupta, Managing Director of NFR hoisted the national flag.

An NFR update published on August 16 informed that he had inspected an impressive guard of honor donated by RPF contingents, including the Dog Squad and Bharat Scouts and Guides.

Independence Day was celebrated in all five divisions of the NFR viz. Tinsukia, Lumding, Rangiya, Alipurduar and Katihar.


In his speech, the Managing Director made a special mention on how NFR restored the devastated hill section of Lumding – Badarpur in record time of less than two months. He also mentioned the achievement of NFR sportsman Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam who won the silver medal in weightlifting (55 kg category) at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, 2022. He also mentioned the achievements of the boxers and athletes of the NFRs who have won medals at various national level tournaments.

The General Manager further added that with the development of Kamakhya Station as a world-class resort, NFR plans to build a cable car from Kamakhya Station to Kamakhya Temple for the benefit of pilgrims and visitors.

The General Manager of this Amrit Kaal has also started a heritage preservation campaign at the old Amingaon Railway Station with the cooperation of NFR Bharat Scouts and Guides.

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