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India: The God Of Death Enforces Railway Safety
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 Posted: Wed Nov 13th, 2019 06:01 am
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Hey, whatever works.

https://www.railwaygazette.com/passenger/god-of-death-enforces-railway-safety-rules/55073.article



INDIA:

Yamraj, lord of death,
has been deployed to discourage people from trespassing,
on Western Railway’s heavily used suburban lines in Mumbai.

The costumed member of the Railway Protection Force,
provides safety awareness information to the public,
and intervenes to stops people from walking on the tracks.

‘If you cross the track in an unauthorised way,
Yamraj will be standing in front of you’,

the Ministry of Railways warned.



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 Posted: Sat Nov 16th, 2019 12:22 am
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Shared this with an internet friend in and from India,
and got a bit of cultural insight about the:

"If you cross the track in an unauthorised way, Yamraj will be standing in front of you"



And that yamraj standing in front is symbolic...
when someone dies, it is believed that the Yamraj or his helpers come to take the soul away...
so the phrase yamraj standing in front of you, actually means staring death in the face.





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