Updated January 8th, 2024 at 19:22 IST

HORRIBLE: Watch Rats Feast on Uncovered Food at IRCTC Stall | VIRAL VIDEO Sparks Outrage

Responding to the outrage, Railway Seva handle assured passengers that the incident is now under investigation and necessary action will be taken.

Reported by: Moumita Mukherjee
Viral video screengrab: Rats At IRCTC Stall | Image:Social media
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Madhya Pradesh: A disturbing revelation has emerged from the Itarsi Junction railway station in Madhya Pradesh, where a video capturing rats feasting on food items at an IRCTC stall has sent shockwaves across social media platforms. The footage, which went viral after being was shared on social platform X by a self-proclaimed railway enthusiast, has raised serious concerns about the cleanliness and safety standards maintained by food vendors serving passengers traveling by train.

The video, showcasing the audacious rodents freely roaming amid plates of snacks and containers at the IRCTC stall, has sparked widespread outrage among netizens and passengers of Indian Railways. The footage captured the rats exploring the food items in the absence of any immediate human presence, prompting serious questions regarding the quality and hygiene of the consumables being offered. The social media user who brought attention to this alarming incident cautioned the public about the risks associated with consuming food from railway station vendors. Expressing his personal reservations, he advised people to be vigilant and ensure hygiene standards before indulging in such food items. Accompanying the video was a caption with a touch of humor, labeling the rats as being on "IRCTC food Inspection Duty."

The viral nature of the footage has reignited concerns regarding the overall hygiene practices and safety measures implemented by food stalls operating within railway stations, prompting a call for stringent measures to uphold the quality of food served to train passengers.

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Responding to the outrage, Railway Seva handle assured passengers that the incident is now under investigation and necessary action will be taken. 
 

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Published January 8th, 2024 at 19:22 IST