With Rakshabandhan simply across the nook, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday introduced free bus rides for girls for 48 hours within the northern state.
The announcement is CM Yogi’s present to females of the state on the event of Rakshabandhan.
“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.
The distinctive transfer grew to become even rarer with the state chief including that the females can journey free for 48 hours, ranging from August 10 midnight until August 12 midnight.
The transfer comes with an purpose to mark the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava’, and the free bus journey facility might be accessible to ladies throughout the state for a interval of 48 hours.
Earlier, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday urged everybody to uphold the dignity of girls and guarantee a protected setting for them always.
Mr Naidu is on an official go to to Bengaluru. He celebrated Rakshabandhan at Raj Bhavan right here with college youngsters from numerous native colleges.
Greeting the nation on this event, Mr Naidu mentioned that Rakshabandhan is a celebration of the particular and deep-rooted bond of affection and respect between brothers and sisters.
“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.
According to Vice President’s Secretariat, urging the individuals to deal with everybody like their brothers and sisters, Mr Naidu mentioned that this is able to promote brotherhood and concord among the many residents and would make our nation robust.
Praising the age-old Indian household system, he mentioned that it teaches us to respect the aged and inculcates the spirit of sharing and caring among the many kids.
Stating that sisters carry cheer and happiness in the home, he mentioned that there are various Indian festivals that commemorate household relations and strengthen the bond of togetherness.
Rakshabandhan, some of the widespread Hindu festivals, is an annual event celebrated all through the nation to commemorate the particular bond between siblings. Traditionally, on this present day, sisters tie rakhis on their brother’s wrists and each of them trade presents.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)