Guwahati News Desk: Due to the blockade of railway lines and roadways across the northeastern states caused by severe rain, the cost of air fare is also rising. The flight from Silchar to Guwahati costs roughly Rs 31000/-.
Dr. Rajdeep Roy, a Parliament member, raised the issue of growing aircraft ticket prices in a tweet, urging authorities to intervene. “With railways & roadways disrupted due to heavy rains and landslides I m stunned to see #silchar-#guwahati airfare reach 31000/- for a 25 min flight for 300km!” “This issue of ticket pricing needs to be addressed immediately!” stated the tweet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister of Civil Aviation Scindia, and the Airport Authority of India were all included in the MP’s signature.