The minister, who had to catch his flight, got stuck in traffic jam at Dhaula Kuan and since he was afraid that he would miss his flight, he decided to take Metro for rest of his journey. The Minister of State for Urban Affairs was so impressed with the Metro service that he took to Twitter to post a five-star review with a photo of him sitting in the Metro. Also Read - Domestic Flights Are Not Spreading COVID-19, Cases Are Getting Detected Because... Read What Hardeep Singh Puri Says
In his post the minister wrote, “While on my way to the airport this morning I found myself stuck in the midst of a huge traffic jam near Dhaula Kuan. The choice was to either miss the flight or hop on to the #Metro; so that’s what I did. Clean, safe and efficient, we have built a truly world class asset.” Also Read - Domestic Flights: Services Will Become Normal in Six Months, By Diwali, Says Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
The tweet has been liked by more than 700 people and has been retweeted by almost 150 users. Also Read - Delhi Metro: Rs 1,000 Fine For Spitting at Stations, Platforms Likely Once Service Starts in June
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Previously, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had also suggested Delhi Metro to offer discounted fares to students and senior citizens to lower the burden of fare hike that was put on commuters last year. In 2017, the Metro fares were hiked up by 100 percent across multiple distance slabs.