Berhampur: The senior male citizens today asked Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi to make provision for 50 per cent concession in train travel for all senior male citizens.

It is noteworthy to mention that at present senior male citizens are provided 30 per cent concession while the women are provided 50 per cent concession in train travel.

The Ganjam district Retired Government Employees Association has also urged the minister to set up a separate ticket counter for the senior citizens in all major railway stations in the State as they are facing difficulty while standing in long queues to get a ticket from the general counter.