Delhi govt will foot women's metro free travel bill: AAP

Sunday, 16 Jun, 5.27 am

Kochi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP in the Rajya Sabha, Narayan Das Gupta said on Saturday that the Delhi Government is bearing the cost for making the free travel of women in the Delhi Metro trains and nobody needs to bother about that.

Mr Gupta said this when his reaction was sought on the letter written by Metro Man E. Sreedharan to Prime Minister Modi against allowing such concessions. 'We are bearing the expense to the tune of `1500 crore for allowing free travel for women in DTC buses and the Delhi Metro. The DMRC will get the money from the Delhi Government.