Jaipur, January 13, 2024– On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, the North Western Railways has issued a cautionary advisory to the public regarding kite flying activities near railway tracks. The railway authorities urge everyone not to fly kites on or around railway tracks and to discourage children from engaging in such activities. The electrification of rail lines is underway at a rapid pace, and flying kites near railway tracks or in close proximity can pose serious risks, leading to railway accidents or potential electrical hazards.
The railway administration emphasizes the importance of being vigilant and exercising caution during the Makar Sankranti festival. They remind the public to celebrate the festival safely and responsibly. Warm wishes for a joyous Makar Sankranti are extended to all.