Yogi announces free bus travel for women on Raksha Bandhan

Agencies. Updated: 8/2/2020 11:08:21 AM National

Lucknow: For the festival of Raksha Bandhan, Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has announced free travel for women in its buses of all categories.

The free bus travel for women, announced by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday is applicable from midnight of August 2 to midnight of August 3.

According to an official release, in view of the festival, Rakhi vendors and sweets shops will remain open on Sunday.

Instructions have also been given to the police for intensive patrolling on the occasion.

Chief Minister Yogi further directed the officials to ensure that the protocol for COVID-19, including social distancing norms should be followed on Raksha Bandhan.

Rakshan Bandhan is being celebrated on August 3 this year.

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