Mamata does a balancing act with her deputies

June 16th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 16(ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has allocated equal work to her two Ministers of State E Ahmed and K H Muniyappa.

According to a Railway Ministry notification, apart from her home state of West Bengal the Trinmool Congress leader has decided to keep the states like Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra under her direct supervision. She has allocated Bihar, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Assam and Jharkhand to E Ahmed, and Karnataka, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh to K H Muniyappa.

Ahamed will also look into the punctuality of trains, ticket checking and cleanliness of railway premises and complaints regarding passenger trains.

Muniyappa will handle complaints regarding goods traffic and cases related to Pay Commission, railway safety and security, level crossings, construction of roads over and under bridges.

Ahamed will handle replies to unstarred questions in the Rajya Sabha while Muniyappa has been asked to handle replies in the Lok Sabha. (ANI)

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