Recently, railway ended the 10% current ticket discounts in Indian Railways, before that Senior Citizen quota was abolished too.
But yes, the Indian government has enough tax payers money to waste on dances like this on Vande Bharata's inagurations - & we saw the results IN front of us. 324 dead.(275 identified) at BNBR near BLS. Money for railway safety had gone to VB trains only.