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UP, Rajasthan sign agreement for plying buses

IANS  |  Lucknow 

An agreement for plying state-owned buses was signed between and here on Tuesday at Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's official residence.

The agreement was signed by Transport Minister Swatantra Dev Singh and his counterpart Yunus Khan, in Adityanath's presence.

As per the agreement, Uttar Pradesh-run buses would ply on 199 roads and 56,774 km in and the Rajasthan State Transport Corporation buses would ply on 56,558 km of roads.

Terming the agreement as a historic occasion, Adityanath said "it was a pleasure that the inter-state agreement was being signed between two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) governments for the convenience of people".

The Chief Minister also hinted at similar agreements with other states as well, immaterial of which political party ruled it.

He also warned people against rash and reckless driving and said that efforts would be made to ensure that those behind the wheel adhered to traffic norms and speed limits.



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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 15:20 IST