NEW DELHI, May 1 � Union Minister Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today said it was not possible for the Railways to provide fool-proof security to its vast infrastructure and asked States to give �more attention� to it, as a twin blast in a train in Chennai claimed a woman�s life, reports PTI.
Chowdhury said railway tracks were spread over 64,000 kilometres in the country. �Such a vast railway tracks pass through thousands of villages and jungles. So how can railways ensure security of each and every place? It is not possible for railways to give fool-proof security to it. So the State governments should give more attention to it. They have Government Railway Police (GRP) for this.� said Chowdhury, Minister of State for Railways.
He was reacting on today�s twin blasts in the Bangalore- Guwahati Express at the Chennai railway station.