Maken also blamed the Kejriwal government for delay in the phase III and IV of the Delhi Metro, asking "why was the Kejriwal government throttling the Delhi Metro.
He also explained some of the reasons behind the delay in the upcoming phases.
The Metro tariff hike came into effect yesterday.
The hike, which comes five months within the last one, will affect every commuter of the mass rapid transit who travels beyond 5 km, while journeys falling in the 2-5 km distance slab will cost Rs 5 more.
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