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UP, Rajasthan sign agreement for plying state-owned buses

Terming the agreement as a historic occasion, Adityanath said "it was a pleasure that the inter-state agreement was being signed between two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) governments for the convenience of people

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 13 Jun 2017 11:22 AM GMT

UP, Rajasthan sign agreement for plying state-owned buses
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UP, Rajasthan sign agreement for plying state-owned buses
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Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan here on Tuesday signed an agreement for plying state-owned buses.

The agreement was signed by Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Swatantra Dev Singh and his Rajasthan counterpart Yunus Khan, in Adityanath's presence at his official residence.

As per the agreement, Uttar Pradesh-run buses would ply on 199 roads and 56,774 km in Rajasthan and the Rajasthan State Transport Corporation buses would ply on 56,558 km of Uttar Pradesh roads.

Terming the agreement as a historic occasion, Adityanath said "it was a pleasure that the inter-state agreement was being signed between two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) governments for the convenience of people".

The Chief Minister also hinted at similar agreements with other states as well, immaterial of which political party ruled it.

He also warned people against rash and reckless driving and said that efforts would be made to ensure that those behind the wheel adhered to traffic norms and speed limits.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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