Delhi BJP Demands White Paper on Public Transport, Pollution as Kejriwal Announces Free Metro, Bus Services for Women
New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari Tuesday requested Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to deliver out white papers on public shipping and the pollution situation inside the metropolis, an afternoon after the AAP government introduced its decision to make tour free for women in buses and metro trains.
Tiwari said the announcement to make public delivery unfastened for women is a “gimmick” to improve the “electoral future” of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Tiwari also raised nine questions related to public delivery and air pollution and sought solutions from Arvind Kejriwal.
In a letter to the leader minister, Tiwari stated Delhi’s public transport gadget is on the verge of “disintegrate” as each the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and the Cluster bus provider have “failed” the humans of the metropolis.
“A wider section of running girls don’t need freebies; they without a doubt want better, safer, and dependable transport services,” he stated.
Tiwari asked the Chief Minister to pop out with white papers on public transport and pollutants addressing troubles like the wide variety of buses, facilities for women commuters in buses and metro trains, approval of Delhi Metro’s Phase IV, collection and use of green tax, and steps taken to manipulate dirt and vehicular pollution.
Tiwari claimed that the variety of public delivery buses has come down from around 500 while Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got here to energy in 2015, to 3200 at the gift.
“Most of the buses being around 9-10 years vintage are in a bad situation and no longer roadworthy. At least seven hundred to 1,000 DTC buses are out of provider on a day-by-day foundation due to breakdown leaving simply around 2,2 hundred-2,500 buses at the roads on any given day,” Tiwari stated.
Announcing unfastened trips for ladies in public buses and Metro trains in the subsequent 2-3 months, Arvind Kejriwal said by using November this 12 month round, 1,000 buses will be part of the existing fleet of buses.
As tons as 3,000 buses will be physically added in the next 10-one years, he stated.
Tiwari also claimed that Delhi authorities have no longer been capable of spending the quantity of Rs 2,000 crore accrued as inexperienced tax from business cars getting into Delhi.
“It is surely extraordinary why Delhi government is sitting on such a large budget and making no efforts to apply it for taking anti-pollution measures,” he said.