The New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express, which was seized by armed Maoist-backed tribal activists in West Bengal, arrived here this evening.

The Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express arrived at the New Delhi station around 7 p.m., nine hours and fifty minutes behind schedule.

The train was seized by tribals in West Midnapore district yesterday but was freed by security forces after a five-hour hostage drama.

The activists, under the aegis of a Lalgarh group People's Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA), also took control of the two drivers in an unprecedented step to demand the release of their jailed leader Chhatradhar Mahato.

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