Special Metro Train With Photos Of Freedom Fighters To Spread The Message Of Patriotism

To blend in with the flavour of festivities ahead of the Independence Day, the Delhi Metro today started the service of a six-coach special train, wrapped with photographs of freedom fighters and other Indian icons to spread the message of patriotism.

The train will run between Samaypur Badli and HUDA City Centre (Yellow Line) for the next two months carrying pictures of Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagat Singh, Subhash Chandra Bose, B R Ambedkar, Lata Mangeshkar, former president APJ Abdul Kalam, shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan, cricket icon Kapil Dev, an official said.

Union Minister of State for External Affairs General V K Singh paid tributes to the freedom fighters and martyrs by writing a message on the decorated train, he said.