KERALA

Velu rules out new zone for Kerala

Ariyalur (TN): Union Minister of State for Railways R. Velu on Saturday ruled out the possibility of a new railway zone in Kerala. “Railway Minister Lalu Prasad himself had told this to a delegation from Kerala headed by Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan,” he told reporters.

A zone or division is formed not based on any regional or ethnic criteria, Mr. Velu said. — PTI

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