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Posted at: Oct 31, 2019, 7:28 AM; last updated: Oct 31, 2019, 7:28 AM (IST)

CM Kejriwal boards buses for feedback

CM Kejriwal boards buses for feedback
CM Arvind Kejriwal interacts with woman passenger.

New Delhi, October 30

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal boarded public buses on Wednesday to get feedback from women passengers about his government’s free-ride scheme.

According to official figures released by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) on Wednesday, over 4.77 lakh women availed pink tickets for free ride on the first day of the scheme on Tuesday.

“I boarded a few buses just now to get direct feedback from women. In addition to students, working women, women going for shopping, I also met a few who have to visit doc (doctor) regularly. They are also v (very) happy,” Kejriwal said, in response to a tweet.

In another tweet, the CM said the presence of bus marshals deployed by AAP government was creating a sense of safety among women passengers and “fear amongst eve-teasers.” 

There are around 5,600 DTC and cluster buses where women can avail free-ride under the scheme through a pink ticket having face value of Rs 10 each. — PTI

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