Jammu, Jan 25: To ensure maximum participation of people in the official R-day function here, the government has kept free transport facility for people to and from the Maulana Azad Stadium, sources said.
As per official sources, the government would run over 100 buses of the State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) from various stops to pick up the people to the Stadium—the main venue for the R-day function, here.
"It's first of its kind initiative from the government to ensure maximum participation of common people in the official function," an official, associated with the R-Day arrangements, told Greater Kashmir.
He said people find it difficult to reach the main venue in their own vehicles due to security hassles.
R S Jamwal, General Manager Operations (SRTC) admitted that for the first time the government has deployed buses to ferry general public to the main venue of R-day function. He said the vehicles would available at identified locations from 05.00 am.