Supreme Court sent strong reprimands to Delhi government on its ambitious Free Metro Ride service for women. The court observed that could cause immense loss to Metro and that the government should avoid misusing the public money on such services. The court alerted the government that the judiciary has rights to stop the misuse of public money.
Free Metro Ride
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced in the month of June that his government was considering giving free ride to women in Delhi Metro. But the project is yet to be implemented. Arvind Kejriwal promised implementation of the scheme within two to three months. But the bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Deepak Gupta took strong note of the scheme and warned Arvind Kejriwal from spending public money on that could result in loss to Delhi Metro.
Why do you want to ruin Delhi Metro?
The Supreme Court bench asked Arvind Kejriwal that why did ye want to ruin Delhi Metro. The bench compared the free ride offer with bribing the public and said that Kejriwal government would ask the center to bear the expense of free ride. Delhi government … Read the rest