Yogi Adityanath announces 48 hours of free bus ride for women on Rakshabandhan in UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on 5 August introduced free bus rides for women for 48 hours on the occassion of Rakshabandhan. This is termed as CM Yogi’s present to females of the state on the festive event.

“On the occasion of Rakshabandhan, the Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation should provide free travel facility in buses for the safe travel of all the women of the state,” tweeted the workplace of CM Yogi.

With an intention to mark the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava’, the UP CM added that the females can journey free for 48 hours, ranging from August 10 midnight until August 12 midnight.

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Earlier on Sunday, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu urged everybody to uphold the dignity of women and guarantee a secure surroundings for them always.

Naidu celebrated Rakshabandhan at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru with faculty youngsters from numerous native colleges.

“Happy Rakshabandhan! Rakshabandhan is a celebration of the special and deep-rooted bond of love and respect between brothers and sisters. On this auspicious day, let us resolve to uphold the dignity of women and ensure a safe environment for them at all times,” Vice-President’s workplace tweeted.

Rakshabandhan is an annual event celebrated all through the nation to commemorate the particular bond between siblings. Traditionally, on today, sisters tie rakhis on their brother’s wrists and each of them trade presents.

With ANI inputs.

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