New Delhi: Women travelling in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses on Bhai Dooj will be able to travel free of cost on Friday, November 9.

Bhai Dooj is a Hindu festival which celebrates the love between a brother and sister. It is celebrated two days after Diwali.

As per a statement released by the corporation, the DTC will not charge fares from women commuters in both AC and non-AC buses in the Delhi-NCR region on Friday.

“It has also made sufficient arrangements to manage the rush of passengers on the day. With the initiative of Delhi Government, DTC has decided to allow free travelling of lady commuters in DTC’s city and NCR buses on the occasion of Bhai-Dooj festival on November 9,” it further added.

The corporation provides free ride to women passengers on Bhai Dooj every year.