Raksha Bandhan 2019: DTC Announces Free Bus Rides for Women in Delhi
Delhi Buses (Representational Image/ Photo Credit: PTI)

New Delhi, August 14: Women in the national capital can enjoy free bus rides on Thursday as the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is offering free rides on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. This facility will be made available in both AC and non-AC buses between 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., the DTC said on Wednesday.

According to the DTC, barring restrictions in some routes due to Independence Day celebrations, buses will be running normally across the city. DTC Cancels Delhi-Lahore Bus After Pakistan's Decision to Discontinue Friendship Bus Service as India Revokes Article 370 in J&K.

"Also, with heavy rush of commuters expected on Raksha Bandhan, the DTC has decided to put its maximum buses on road to cater the extra rush of the passengers," the transportation body said.