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"Metro fare hike is anti-people. Have asked Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot to find a way in a week to stop this fare hike," Kejriwal tweeted.
The Chief Minister remarks came amid the reports of the Delhi Metro's fares set to increase for the second time this year from October.
The last time Delhi Metro fares increased were in May. The minimum fare then was hiked from Rs 8 to Rs 10, whereas the maximum fare was hiked from Rs 30 to Rs 50.
The Delhi Metro fares were increased following the recommendations of the fourth Fare Fixation Committee.
मेट्रो किराया बढ़ोतरी जनविरोधी। ट्रान्स्पोर्ट मंत्री कैलाश गहलोत को आदेश दिए हैं कि एक हफ़्ते में किराया बढ़ोतरी को रोकने के उपाय निकालें— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) September 28, 2017