A train ticket from the time of the country’s independence is becoming very viral on social media these days. This ticket is for the journey from Rawalpindi to Amritsar (Rawalpindi to Amritsar Train Ticket) in Pakistan which was for 9 people. People on social media are surprised to see such an old note and after its rent. At that time the fare for 9 people was only 36 rupees and 9 annas. People are comparing the price of this ticket and expressing their reaction on social media.
People are sharing this old ticket a lot on Facebook. This ticket has been shared by the Facebook page Pakistan Rail Lovers. Pakistan Rail Lovers shared the picture of the ticket and wrote, “A picture of a train ticket issued for 9 people after independence on 17-09-1947, from Rawalpindi to Amritsar, costing Rs 36 and 9 annas. Maybe it belongs to a family that came to India. This ticket is for one way journey of Third AC.
The date of September 17, 1947 is on the ticket. On which all the details are written with pen. Tell that till that time there were no printed or computerized tickets, in such a way tickets written with similar pen used to run. Before partition, North Western Railway zone used to come in Pakistan.
Many users on social media are expressing surprise at the price of this ticket. Some say that this ticket can also belong to a foreigner. On the other hand, some people say that till that time it was so easy to get tickets from Pakistan, but now the situation is not the same as before.
India became independent on 15 August 1947 and Pakistan came into existence. During this, a large number of people came to India from Pakistan and went to Pakistan from India. This ticket seems to belong to such a family.
Tags: Amritsar, india pakistan, Rawalpindi
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 22, 2023, 05:00 IST