How You Are Fooled in The Name of Free Bus Ride in Delhi

The Male Factor (TMF)

Until some time ago Delhi public transport was very unsafe for women. If you remember, after the Delhi gang rape it was a big issue and every news, media and politicians were only talking about Delhi public spaces being unsafe for women. There were a lot of promises made, a lot of public safety measures were planned and promised by the Delhi government, but nothing was implemented. Delhi Metro once featured one ad in their compartments mocking men for molesting women. In 2017, Times of India has published one article on this safety issue women face in public transports. One of the issues mentioned here is overcrowded buses and metro.

All of a sudden, before the Delhi assembly polls in 2020, Delhi public transport has become the safest mode of transport for women as the Delhi government plans to make Metro and Bus travel in Delhi free for women. The…

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