class=”artconfp”>Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal slammed the proposed metro fare hike and termed it anti-people. In his tweet, he said “Metro fare hike is anti-people. Have asked Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot to find a way in a week to stop this fare hike,”.
The Chief Minister’s remarks came amid the reports of the Delhi Metro’s fares set to increase for the second time this year from October. As per the proposal, fare for metro rides will increase from October. It is, however, reported that the hike won’t be much, going up by a maximum of Rs 10. According to DMRC, the fare will be increased by a maximum of Rs 10. The minimum fare will be Rs 10 and the maximum would be Rs 60. The last time Delhi Metro fares increased were in May. The minimum fare then was hiked from Rs 8 to Rs 10, whereas the maximum fare was hiked from Rs 30 to Rs 50.