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Kumbh 2019: Bus drivers from Devaria to don ‘special’ uniforms for the grand fair

Kumbh 2019: Bus drivers from Devaria to don ‘special’ uniforms for the grand fair

Devaria, Dec 14 (UNI) Lending a unique feature to the ‘Kumbh’ fair, the drivers and co-drivers of the special buses going from Devaria, are all set to don special uniforms while performing their duties for the grand fair in the coming year.

State Road Transport Corporation’s Assistant Regional Manager RB Vishwakarma here told UniVarta that 10 special buses from January 13 to March 4 will be run from this district for the ‘Kumbh’ fair.

The Assistant Manager said that the Corporation had already started their preparations for ‘Kumbh.’

Significantly, these special buses will be run for lakhs of devotees who are set to throng the famous ‘Kumbh’ fair from this district.

Mr Vishwakarma said that till now, 72 corporation buses and 103 contractual buses were present in the Devaria depot. Now, 10 more buses were available which contain ‘Kumbh Chalo’ slogans on them. He said that these special buses were presently running in Delhi and Lucknow roads.

The Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation has started the special bus services in the entire state for the holy Ganga bath for Kumbh 2019, he said.

Giving information regarding the plans, he said that a run of around 2500 buses for the first phase starting from January 13-February 29, 5500 buses for the second phase starting from January 30-February 14 and 2500 buses for the third phase starting from February 15-March 05, was being planned on a state-level by the department responsible for the work plan.

Mr Vishwakarma also said that arrangements for buses will be made in every district of the state so that devotees do not face difficulties related to conveyance in reaching Prayagraj.

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