Delhi Metro ropes in Sehwag, Yadav for etiquette tips

New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag and his colleague Umesh Yadav are assigned with another duty apart from their regular onfield duty -- to create awareness about basic etiquettes among Delhi Metro commuters.

As part of its efforts to create awareness among Metro passengers, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has tied up with the GMR Group owned Delhi Daredevils IPL Team.

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Sehwag and Yadav will now feature in a number of audio/video awareness messages pertaining to issues like passenger safety, not obstructing the closing of Metro train doors, not crossing the yellow line at platforms and ladies coach.

Apart from Sehwag and Yadav, Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons and Robin Bisht have also appeared in these awareness films and a few more national and international players are expected to feature in these films in the days to come.

"The Delhi Metro in association with Delhi Daredevils will also attempt to display social messages related to passenger behaviour at different locations inside Metro stations and trains during the IPL-2012 period," DMRC spokesman Anuj Dayal said.

As lots of people will be coming to watch IPL matches to be held at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, an exclusive kiosk will also be made operational inside the facility during match days, where spectators can easily purchase Delhi Metro's 'Tourist Smart Card' for unlimited ride in the Metro.

Delhi Metro has also permitted GMR Group to sell IPL match tickets from its five prominent Metro stations like Rajiv Chowk, Kashmere Gate, Pragati Maidan, Janakpuri West and Netaji Subhash Place.

PTI


Updated Date: Apr 06, 2012 20:19 PM

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