December 2, 2022

Quickly after a commuter made an internet question whether or not he might carry meat in trains in Bangalore metro, Bangalore Metro Rail Company Restricted (BMRCL) clarified that carrying all types of meat is prohibited of their trains.

Taking to Twitter, commuter Pawan Kumar claimed that he was stopped on the metro entrance whereas carrying fish in a correctly sealed cowl. “I purchased fish and was going again residence. However was stopped on the Metro entrance. Why is non-veg meals banned on metro? What’s so fallacious about carrying fish again residence on metro rail? I used to be by no means this embarrassed, it’s a non-religious place, why this partiality? (sic),” he tweeted.

BMRCL officers have been fast to answer with a clarification. “Meat (all type) is prohibited to hold in Namma Metro. How ever if it’s correctly packed n nothing is oozing out from the pack / materials n not emitting any foul odor, it’s permitted (sic),” the reply learn.

Defending his transfer, Kumar tweeted, “It was correctly sealed in two covers and put in a bag which my mother was carrying, safety personnel got here to find out about it solely after scanning the bag. You’ll be able to cross test with CCTV footage. I request you to please educate safety individuals concerning this (sic).”

Together with the reply to the question, officers connected an inventory of articles which can be prohibited to be carried in particular person/hand baggage on board in Namma Metro.

Citing the listing launched in 2018 October, an official added, “Surgical device kits and basic device kits can be allowed after an intensive safety test. Passengers carrying these should make an entry within the register for safety functions.”

Different prohibited gadgets embody sharp objects, weapons and firearms, instruments, explosive supplies, flammable gadgets, disabling chemical substances and pets are prohibited. Nevertheless, surgical tool-kits and basic device kits can be allowed after safety test and entry within the register.

Pets are additionally not allowed on board in metro trains in Bengaluru.

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