Pimpri News : MLA Ashwini Jagtap interacts with ST bus passengers to understand issues 

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Pimpri : In order to get to Mumbai for the convention on Monday morning, 20 March, BJP MLAs from Pimpri-Chinchwad, Ashwini Jagtap and MLA Uma Khapare took a State transport bus with other party women office bearers and former corporators. The Shinde-Fadnavis administration has implemented a 50% discount for female ST bus passengers. MLAs Jagtap and Khapare learned about the issues faced by female passengers when travelling by ST bus from Vallabh nagar depot to Lonavala. 

Two of the BJP’s MLAs in Pimpri-Chinchwad are female. Uma Khapare serves on the Legislative Council, while Ashwini Jagtap is a member of the Chinchwad Legislative Assembly. The budget session is now taking place in Mumbai. Both of these female MLAs from Pimpri-Chinchwad chose to go to this convention via the Maharashtra common public transportation system, Lalpari, or ST. Therefore, on Monday morning, both of these female MLAs left Vallabhnagar Agar by red light.

While travelling by ST from Vallabhnagar depot to Lonavala, both BJP women MLAs learned about the issues faced by female passengers. Together with the two female MLAs, other Pimpri-Chinchwad BJP office holders and former corporators also travelled to Lonavala. They included former mayor Usha alias Mai Dhore, former standing committee chair Mamta Gaikwad, former councilwoman Sharda Sonwane, Nirmala Kute, Savita Khule, Vaishali Khabikar, Madhavi Rajapure, Mahila Aghadi Ujjwala Gawde, former city president Shaila Molak, Dipali Dhanorkar, and Supriya Chandgude, among others.

MLA Ashwini Jagtap stated that the Shinde-Fadnavis administration in the state “gives justice to women” when discussing the ST journey. This government made a number of moves in the most recent budget that will help women. It also contains the choice to offer women who travel by ST a 50% reduction on ticket prices. This decision’s implementation has already begun. My female sisters in the state have found it to be a great relief to go. As a result, we examined how the BJP’s female office holders implemented the concessions they had made to women by going to ST. The challenges faced by female travellers were also discovered.”

According to Legislator Uma Khapare, The BJP-Shiv Sena coalition administration has always made measures to improve the lives of the average person, The government made the unprecedented choice to provide women a 50% discount on ST buses. It is now being used. On our journey to the convention today, we went from Pimpri to Lonavala with female office holders while attempting to comprehend the issues faced by female travellers.

Nividita Kelapure