- Last year, about three and a half lakh women had availed the benefits.
- Free bus service will be available for 48 hours
- This facility will be available from 12 midnight of 10th August to 12 midnight of 12th August.
Raksha Bandhan 2022: The festival of Rakshabandhan is approaching. This festival is a festival of unbreakable bond between brother and sister and a symbol of love. On this day, she ties Rakhi to her brothers. Although this festival is celebrated all over India, but in North India this festival has a different significance.
Like every year on this festival, this time also the Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh has made free bus travel for women. This time women will be able to travel for free for 2 days in the buses of Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation. Free bus service will be available for 48 hours in the order of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. This facility will be available in all classes of the corporation from 12 midnight of August 10 to 12 midnight of August 12.
Last year, about three and a half lakh women had availed the benefits.
Although the UP government gives the gift of 24 hours free bus service to women on the day of Rakshabandhan every year, but this year Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to provide free bus service for two days to mothers and sisters. On the instructions of CM Yogi Adityanath, the Transport Department has started issuing its orders. Last year also, about 3.5 lakh women had taken advantage of this facility.
Make special arrangements officer – CM Yogi
On the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Transport Department has started issuing its orders. All the roadways officers have been directed to be prepared for special arrangements on the occasion of Rakshabandhan immediately. Instructions have also been given to clean the buses. It has also been said that there should not be any complaint from the women passengers.
Uttarakhand government will also give free bus travel to women
Let us inform that since the BJP government came to power in Uttar Pradesh, bus travel is free for women in the state on the day of Raksha Bandhan. Free bus service is provided to women passengers on all routes. This time free bus service will be available for 48 hours in the order of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. For this, instructions have been given to set up additional bus services in cities like Delhi, Meerut, Agra, Saharanpur, Bareilly, Lucknow, Kanpur, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur and Varanasi between August 10 and 12. Along with this, the Uttarakhand government has also announced free travel for women in buses of all categories of the state on the day of Raksha Bandhan.
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