Free bus ride for Delhi women on Bhai Dooj

Last Updated: Friday, October 16, 2009 - 23:15

New Delhi: Women in the national capital can enjoy a free ride in Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) buses on Monday on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, chief
minister Shiela Dikshit announced on Friday.

"Women in Delhi will be able to travel free in DTC buses on Bhai Dooj. The decision has been taken to ensure that women can easily reach their brothers` place," Dikshit told reporters.

She said women will be allowed to ride free in all ordinary DTC buses and the green low-floor buses till 5pm on Monday.

Bhai Dooj is celebrated a day after Diwali. Sisters put vermilion on the forehead of their brothers and pray for their long life.

Bureau Report

First Published: Friday, October 16, 2009 - 23:15
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