Gurgaon: 'Pink autos' for women
Posted on Sat , 12 Jan '13
Keeping in view the alarming increase in the crime against women, police in Haryana has launched safety drive, which included introduction of special auto services for women. About 22 pink roofed autos would ply in Gurgaon, ferrying only women passengers. Gurgaon Traffic Police Inspector, Anil Kumar said that the women are often victims of eve-teasing when they are travelling and this service will avert such incidents. As a part of this drive, police have identified 22 auto drivers and verified their identification documents and have provided them with special identity cards. Gurgaon has a poor public conveyance system and women, especially those without a personal vehicle find the newly introduced auto service a boon.