A video clip circulating on the social media showing a rescuing of a girl falling from a local train is going viral over the social media.

The woman in the video can be seen adjusting her earphones, and standing on the foot-board of the train compartment. She loses her balance and falls off the train only to be pulled back inside by her co-passengers.

Many people were concerned over how unsafe it is to travel on a foot board of a train.

Central Government Act, Section 156 in The Railways Act, 1989

After this incident, the Railway Protection Force booked the girl under Section 156 of the Railway Act. The Section 156 in The Railways Act, involves travelling on roof, step or engine of a train states that: "If any passenger or any other person, after being warned by a railway servant to desist, persists in travelling on the roof, step or foot board of any carriage or on an engine, or in any other part of a train not intended for the use of passengers, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both and may be removed from the railway by any railway servant."

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