New Delhi: The Delhi Metro witnessed a huge rush of commuters in view of Raksha Bandhan.
”It recorded the highest ever ridership of 31.75 lakh” a DMRC spokesperson said today.
”The Delhi Metro normally witnesses huge rush of commuters prior to the day of Raksha Bandhan,” the spokesperson said.
The Delhi Metro had announced that it would run about 210 extra train trips on August 28 and 29 to meet the extra rush of commuters on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
In 2014, over 25.5 lakh passengers travelled in Metro a day before Rakhi whereas over 21.8 lakh travelled on the day of Rakhi despite being Sunday, whereas the average Sundays ridership during Rakhis month in 2014 was 18.1 lakh, the spokesperson added.