The apex court’s suggestion might be a game changer in years to come. But the people who are motivated already do not need cosy and premium coaches to give their share to the environment.
Swati Chandra | January 7, 2016 | New Delhi
The Supreme Court has suggested the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide for “cosy premium seats” for the “rich, high and mighty” who cannot use their luxury cars during the on-going odd even exercise. The suggestion, if implemented well, might work out and encourage people to prefer metros over their private vehicle. Before DMRC would start pondering over the suggested measures by the Supreme Court, I met a woman belonging to so called “rich, high and mighty” already who, just in seven days of the trial based plan, has realised that “metro journeys aren’t that middle class.”
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