Late announcement of the polls by the Election Commission of India enabled Prime Minister Narendra Modi to flag off two Metro Rail systems in Ahmedabad and Nagpur in March. But in both the cities, the Metro Rail system has drawn criticism from the people, with some speculating that the Nagpur Metro may even affect the chances of union minister Nitin Gadkari in the election.
Nagpur, people say there, is a city of two wheelers and they do not appreciate the shortening of roads, felling of trees, imposition of taxes etc. to put up the expensive system that is of little use with no last mile connectivity. Read More