An undated video purportedly showing a man lighting a beedi in a Delhi Metro compartment was widely circulated on social media.
"We conduct random checking through flying squads to detect any such objectionable behaviour. We appeal to public to instantly bring up such instances to our notice so that immediate action can be taken," the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said in a statement.
Chacha ka Swag inside Delhi Metro! @OfficialDMRC (If you take note of this tweet, pls also take note of the previous tweet about non-functional escalators)— Kishor Dwivedi (@Kishor__Dwivedi) September 25, 2023
P.S. Smoking cigarettes is injurious to health. https://t.co/QnPLoXvQ1c pic.twitter.com/R5sIASX4WS
Officials said the urban transporter also uses social media to make people aware on a range of issues, including public etiquettes, on trains.