Delhi Metro impresses Punjab chief ministerFebruary 13th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal took his maiden ride on the Delhi Metro Monday and described it as an “excellent experience”.
“It is for the first time that I travelled by the Delhi Metro. It is an excellent experience,” Badal said in a statement.
“Accompanied by Delhi Metro chief Mangu Singh, Badal took a ride from Central Secretariat to Rajiv Chowk Metro station. While travelling back, he stopped at Patel Chowk Metro station where he visited the Metro museum,” Delhi Metro spokesperson Anuj Dayal said.
The Punjab government plans to have a Metro in Ludhiana.
Delhi Metro has submitted a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Ludhiana city, comprising of two corridors covering about 29 km, to the Punjab government, officials said.
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