NSUI members stop metro train to demand concession in metro fare for Delhi University students

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 March 2019, 03:12 PM
NSUI workers were swiftly removed from tracks and handed over to police at 12.48 pm. (Image Credit: ANI)
NSUI workers were swiftly removed from tracks and handed over to police at 12.48 pm. (Image Credit: ANI)

National Students' Union of India (NSUI) on Monday stopped a metro train at the Vishwavidyalaya metro station demanding a fare concession pass for students of Delhi University. According to reports, around 10-15 members of the NSUI halted a metro train on the Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line. They jumped on the tracks and raised anti-Modi and anti-Kejriwal slogans.

“While Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate metro in Ahmedabad today, Delhi Metro is costliest under the BJP government’s tenure,” Akshay Lakra from NSUI was quoted as saying by The Hindu

According to Delhi Metro Rail Corportaion (DMRC), protesters jumped on the tracks at the Vishwavidyalaya Metro station at around 12.26 pm and stopped a train. However, they were swiftly removed from tracks and handed over to police at 12.48 pm.

Train services were regulated and were running normally on the entire Yellow line, they added. Thirteen protesters were detained and brought to Kashmere Gate Metro police station.

First Published: Monday, March 04, 2019 03:11 PM
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