Railway to carry relief material free to Uttarakhand

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The railways announced Monday it would carry relief material for the Uttarakhand flood-victims without any charge for 15 days from Tuesday.

"Food items, medicines, clothes, building materials, utensils etc, will be carried to Uttarakhand free of cost by coaching trains for a period of 15 days, from June 25," said a statement here Monday.

"No claim for any loss or damage to consignment carried under this arrangement will be entertained unless it is clearly proved that the loss or damage took place due to willful negligence on the part of the railways," it added.