PM Modi Launches Delhi Metro Magenta Line Today: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today launch Delhi Metro’s new line connecting south connecting Delhi from Kalkaji Mandir station to Noida at Botanical Garden station.This is a 12.64 km long section of new Delhi Metro Magenta Line. PM Modi will flag off the new metro from Noida and travel to Okhla Bird Sanctuary station. PM Narendra Modi will be address public meeting in Noida after the launch of metro. This Magenta line connects Botanical Garden in Noida to Kalkaji Mandir in south Delhi. This will make the commute connecting from Noida to South Delhi more convenient for people who are staying in NCR. Currently commuters from Noida have to change trains for travelling to south Delhi area, from Blue Line to Violet Line, at Mandi House Metro Station.Now the commuters will be able to travel directly to Kalkaji Mandir Metro Station, which is on the Violet Line, cutting travel time by about 45 minutes. No Arvind Kejriwal, as he criticised the Delhi metro Modi government for excluding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from today’s launch event.
AAP Senior leader Sanjay Singh criticised the Narendra Modi’s government for its “hatred” towards Arvind Kejriwal, terming the Delhi Chief Minister’s exclusion from the inauguration of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line as their “cheap mentality”.
Tight security is placed along the metro route ahead of the launch by PM Modi. The elite Special Protection Groups, National Security Guards and paramilitary forces are in charge for giving protection. Aerial surveillance will be conducted with the help of helicopters, for which three helipads have been made at Botanical Garden.To review the security arrangements, Yogi Adityanath Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh visited the millennium city Noida on Friday.
In a tweet on sunday morning, PM Modi called Delhi-Metro Magenta line an example of “modernising urban transport”. This is the third metro line to be inaugurated by PM Modi in 2017. He had earlier “dedicated the Kochi Metro to the nation in June, and the Hyderabad Metro in November,” a press statement said.
Once the entire corridor from Botanical Garden till Janakpuri West (38.23 km) is opened, commuters from Noida will be able to go to Gurgaon by changing trains at Hauz Khas. “Without testing the brake system a trial train was moved from the workshop while the train was moving up the ramp for washing, as a result it rolled back and hit the adjacent boundary wall,” the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC) explained an incident and said it’s a“human error”.
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