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Thanks Laloo

Finally, after 11 years of requests and representations, the voice of the people of Allahabad has been heard.

The Railways have finally agreed to extend the famed Prayag Raj Express, Allahabad's link to the country's capital to a whopping 26 bogies,making it the longest train in the country, and has eliminated the quotas for all intermediary stations.

Yay!!! No more waiting Lists.

Thanks, Laloo.

I know, some of you might be thinking that I must be off my rocker, thanking Laloo and all that, but you must consider the fact that none of the politicians from Allahabad, including erstwhile power centre and minister in the previous BJP-led NDA government, Dr. Murali Manohar Joshi, had bothered to do anything about it for so long. So there.

Here's the secret of his success as RM (that's Rail Mantri for the uninitiated)... And a couple of lessons for the rest of us!

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