Metro to run only from Delhi to NCR tomorrow; to remain shut on NCR stations to Delhi route: DMRC


The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Thursday said that Metro services will be available only from Delhi towards the NCR sections tomorrow due to the farmers’ protest. However, services from the NCR stations towards Delhi will not be available due to security reasons.

“As advised by Delhi Police, Metro services will be available only from Delhi towards the NCR sections tomorrow. However, services from the NCR stations towards Delhi will not be available due to security reasons till further notice,” read the statement issued by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

On Thursday, commuters from Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad faced inconvenience as train services between Delhi and NCR Metro stations on seven corridors were closed till 2pm due to the ongoing farmers’ protest.

The farmers planned to reach Delhi on Thursday through five highways connecting the national capital as part of the protest.

The Delhi Police, however, said they have rejected all requests received from various farmer organisations regarding the protest and warned of legal action against them if they came to the city to hold any gathering amid the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

Delhi Police personnel have been deployed in large numbers in the border areas of the national capital and all incoming vehicles were being checked in view of the protest.

The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh and various factions of the Bharatiya Kisan Union have joined hands and formed a ‘Samyukta Kisan Morcha‘ to press the central government to scrap the three new farm laws.

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