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Manoj Tiwari requests Puri to review metro fare hike

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

chief Manoj Tiwari today Union Minister of State for Urban Development Singh Puri and requested him to order a "review" of the metro fare hike.

A delegation led by Tiwari also discussed plans for decongesting the city with Puri.

Tiwari requested the minister to order a "review of the new fares, especially for the slabs of 5 to 12 kms and 12 to 21 kms". He also sought relief for students and senior citizens, a party statement said.

The chief also raised the issue of traffic snarls, especially in his parliamentary constituency of North East and the city outskirts.

"The minister assured to call a high-level meeting for time-bound completion of projects and for drawing up better traffic flow plans for Delhi," the statement said.

The "slow pace" of work on Signature bridge in North Delhi's Wazirabad was also discussed during the meeting, it said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, October 11 2017. 22:28 IST