September 23, 2022

The Bangalore Metro Rail Company Restricted (BMRCL) has barred passengers from carrying bottles or packets of alcohol whereas travelling on Namma Metro. Up to now, commuters had been allowed to hold two sealed alcohol bottles and packets, however this may not the case.

Safety employees have began imposing the rule strictly, and notices have been put up at stations.

B.L. Yeshwanth Chavan, Chief Public Relations Officer, BMRCL, stated that the choice was taken a number of months in the past. “Carrying alcohol bottles and packets strictly prohibited in metro. Liquor falls below the class of flammable objects, which embrace petroleum, all types of spirits, and moist batteries,” he stated.

In response to metro employees, a great variety of metro passengers are nonetheless unaware of the brand new guidelines. A safety employees at Cubbon Park station stated, “Earlier, we use to ship again passengers carrying open bottles. Now, there may be whole prohibition.”

One other personnel stated that previously there have been situations of individuals consuming liquor in relaxation rooms after being allowed to take sealed liquor bottles contained in the station.

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