New Delhi, Sep 28: While speaking on the fare hike proposal of Delhi Metro, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said this is “anti-people” and assured that he has asked his Transport Minister to find a way to tackle it.
“Metro fare hike is anti-people. Have asked Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot to find a way in a week to stop this fare hike,” Kejriwal tweeted.
As there were reports suggesting that the metro fare could rise again. This will be the second instance in this year from October when the Delhi Metro fare would be increased.
Earlier, the Delhi metro fares went up in May with hitting the daily commuters when the minimum fare hiked from Rs 8 to Rs 10, whereas the maximum fare, was hiked from Rs 30 to Rs 50.
The Delhi Metro fares were hikes as per the recommendations of the fourth Fare Fixation Committee.