Special bus service for ladies begins in Leh

Excelsior Correspondent
LEH, June 11: District Administration Leh kicked off special bus service for ladies on Leh-Choglamsar and Leh-Skalzangling roads for the first time here today.
Deputy Commissioner, Leh  Avny  Lavasa flagged off the first service with full of lady passengers towards Choglamsar at Leh Gate this evening.
DC herself travelled in the bus alongwith Councilor Rinchen Dolma, lady HoDs of Leh and representatives from various women welfare groups.
Considering the pressing demand from the women groups for starting special bus services for the ladies particularly during the business season when they work up to late evening in Leh town, Lavasa said that this initiative of administration is a token of goodwill gesture towards women folk. Replying to the questions, she further said that 45 new buses would be added on the roads of Leh that would tremendously streamline the public transport system soon.
Many of the lady passengers who were travelling through the first bus service lauded the initiative of DC Leh, saying that it has brought sense of security and hustle free travelling to the ladies of the region.


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