Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Monday appeared like a normal passenger on a metro train in Pune. The former Maharashtra Chief Minister suddenly reached the Fugewadi metro station in Pimpri Chinchwad and travelled with some of his supporters standing for about 6 km in the train. The special thing was that Pawar bought his ticket on his own like the common man.
The metro train service between Pimpri and Fugewadi is going to be launched from 31st January. Earlier, Sharad Pawar made this surprise visit to sensitize the public about it. The NCP Chief also met metro officials after the visit and inspected the progress of the project. Due to this, he also saw a presentation on the entire project. The officials told them how it was prepared ahead of schedule. The challenges faced by construction were also highlighted. Pawar also understood the technique of construction of the metro through the presentation.
पुणे मेट्रो प्रकल्पांतर्गत पिंपरी-चिंचवड महानगरपालिका ते फुगेवाडी ह्या मार्गिकेचे काम पूर्ण झाले आहे. आज या मेट्रोची पाहणी करून त्यासंदर्भात माहिती घेतली. मेट्रोचे कोच ६५% भारतीय बनावटीचे असून अत्याधुनिकतेसोबतच सौर ऊर्जेचा वापर, पर्यावरण पूरकता याचीही परिपूर्ती करण्यात आली आहे. pic.twitter.com/MohaqQag4Q— Sharad Pawar (@PawarSpeaks) January 17, 2022
With this, Sharad Pawar has travelled from Fugewadi to Sant Tukaram Nagar station in Pimpri by metro train. He was seen standing with his reporters on the train. Metro officials have also taken selfies with them. However, Pawar's metro visit was already known to the leaders and activists of the NCP, which is why people reached the metro station with heavy statistics. Although everyone was wearing masks, almost all supporters were breaking the rest of the social divide rules. Fugewadi station from where Sharad Pawar travelled by metro. The work there has been done from 90 to 95 percent. Pawar has also taken the news of this. Security audit of Sant Tukaram Nagar station is pending, after that, it is being said that common people will be able to travel Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad Metro. This route was recently trialled.