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PM Modi, Prez Hollande take metro

cities Updated: Jan 26, 2016 08:11 IST

New Delhi: The Delhi metro became the mode of transport for the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the French President Francois Hollande to reach Gurgaon to inaugurate the interim secretariat of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

According to metro officials, while a special train was arranged to facilitate movement of PM and the French President, security was beefed up at all metro stations between Race Course Road to Gurgaon.

As per the details the two leaders boarded the train from Race Course station for Arjangarh station at 3:16pm and while returning they boarded Metro train back from Gurudronacharya station to Jorbagh station at 5:20 pm.

As per a precautionary measure, these metro stations had been cordoned off for the general public. “It was ensured that public services were not affected. Special Train was planned in such a manner that the VIPs did not have to wait at all and subsequent metro trains ran as per schedule,” said Anuj Dayal, spokesperson DMRC.

First Published: Jan 26, 2016 00:03 IST