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Arvind Kejriwal flags off 150 electric buses in Delhi

By Shgun S -- May 24, 2022 2:29 pm -- Updated:May 24, 2022 2:38 pm

New Delhi, May 24: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off 150 electric buses in the national capital on Tuesday.

Three electric depots for these buses will also be started in Delhi. Addressing the gathering after launching the electric vehicles, the Delhi CM said, "Today, I am happy and hope the people of Delhi are also happy. Today, 150 electric buses have been welcomed on the roads of Delhi. I also took a short ride on one of the buses. These are very beautiful and luxurious buses."

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"The quality of air conditioners is very good. Take a joy ride in these buses. Electric buses will reduce pollution. Another 150 more buses are going to come in a month," he added.

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Arvind Kejriwal stated that Delhiites will be able to travel for free for the coming three days in e-buses. "Delhi will equal the national record for induction of the largest number of electric buses in the country," he added.

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Notably, the Delhi government previously approved the operation of 75 inter-state buses on 11 routes spanning five states and a Union Territory. Earlier this month, Delhi government cabinet member Kailash Gahlot flagged off 100 new CNG buses as well as one all-new Electric bus from the DTC Indraprastha depot.

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-PTC News

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