New Delhi, Feb 27: The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSTRC) will have non stop service on Holi. Passengers commuting to Mathura, Vrindavan and Barsana can catch bus after ever hour.
The state bus authority has cancelled all leaves of drivers and conductors till March 5 and special maintenance vans will also run to ensure there is no problem on the festival.
Around 100 bus services from Mathura have been started from Agra. Bus trips have also doubled on the most busy roads including Agra to Delhi, Jaipur, Etah, Mainpuri, Aligarh, Banaras, Lucknow and several districts of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana.
For ensuring hassel free transportation on festival, one centre in-charge has been appointed on each of the major bus stands. The officer will keep tab on availability of buses and direct them on route as per the requirement. One employee has been appointed each at ISBT Sarai Kale Khan and Anand Vihar bus stand in Delhi. Employees will help passengers and send demand for bus as per the number of passengers.
Earlier, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has also visited Mathura to celebrate Holi. Holi celebrations in certain parts of the country are more famous than others because of their uniqueness. The Holi celebrations in the towns of Mathura, Vrindavan, Barsana and Nandgaon in Uttar Pradesh are famous all over the world. In Barsana, a week-long holi is celebrated and people from across the globe come to participate in the colourful festival. The festival will be celebrated on March 02.