Nitin comments on the increase in rail fares and also mentions why raising fares has to be the first step in railway reforms.
India steps back from rail fare increases
“This was a miscalculation on behalf of the government, who obviously did not realise that raising suburban fares would cause such an outcry, and they decided to rethink,” said Nitin Pai, founder of the Takshashila Institution, a centre-right think-tank. “Raising fares has to be the first step in railway reform, given India’s railways are horribly unsafe,” he added
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