Six passengers travelling on the New Delhi-Sealdah Rajdhani Express were taken ill after eating stale food served on the train, leading to protests at two stations on Tuesday.
As per reports a section of passengers of the train first agitated at Asansol station, claiming that they had been served stale food for dinner last night, leading to illness of a few passengers.
Some of the passengers lodged a written complaint with the Eastern Railway authorities after the train reached Sealdah later in the day, ER spokesperson R N Mohapatra told The Hindu.
“An enquiry has been ordered into the complaint and action will be taken against the food supplier if the allegation of serving stale and cold food was found to be true,” he said.
The passengers claimed that the food served for dinner was stale and that bad smell emanated from some food packets.
Some of the elderly passengers who had consumed the food had complained of stomach upset and vomiting, they claimed.