"The lady passengers would be allowed free travel in non-AC DTC buses operating within Delhi or destined to towns within the national capital region between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nov 15 (Thursday)," said a statement, quoting Dikshit.
This facility will not be available on air-conditioned (AC) and inter-state buses.
Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami said that the decision was taken to help women reach their brothers' houses for celebrating the festival.
New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses would offer free travel to women on the occasion of Bhai Duj festival Nov 15.
First Published: Monday, November 12, 2012, 22:00