Of the six stations that are to be opened by July end, four are popular markets that are likely to have a higher footfall because of easy Metro connectivity.
Neighbourhood New Desk/Avi Arya: Inspection of the Lajpat Nagar-Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line will be conducted on July 23 by the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS). Apart from just providing better connectivity between north and south Delhi, this 8.1-kilometer section will be a boon for shoppers across the city as the section connects four prominent markets.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said that the CMRS, Sailesh Kumar Pathak, will inspect the Lajpat Nagar-Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus section of the Pink Line corridor, which has six stations in all :- Sir Vishweshariah Moti Bagh, Bhikaji Cama Place, Sarojini Nagar, INA, South Extension and Lajpat Nagar is likely to open by July-end, once the safety clearance is given.
Out of these six stations, four are popular markets that are likely to have a higher footfall now because of easy Metro connectivity. This is the second section of the Pink Line that will be opened. Before this, the section between Majlis Park and Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus with 12 stations was inaugurated in February this year.