UP Roadways earns Rs 105 crore on Holi; average 85 lakh passengers used buses on festival day
Lucknow, March 10: Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna on Friday said UP Roadways earned Rs 105 crore on Holi. He said on average 85 lakh passengers used the roadways, mostly buses, to move from one destination to the other.
Finance Minister Suresh Khanna said after a dull year during the Covid pandemic, the festival of Holi was celebrated with great zeal in different parts of UP with a huge crowd of domestic and foreign tourists joining the celebrations.
Ahead of Holi, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had instructed the transport corporation to arrange additional buses for the safe and smooth transportation of the passengers.
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On the instructions of CM Yogi Adityanath, additional buses operated from March 3 to 8 on the day of the festival. This helped the travellers to reach their destinations safely even late at night, as suggested by the official reports.
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