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Ola delights customers with free rides and more during Durga Puja

Updated: Oct 10, 2016 13:22 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct.10 (ANI): Ola, India's most popular mobile app for transportation, today announced that it has associated with Greater Kailash Assembly Citizens organization to offer a delightful mobility experience for people visiting Durga Puja pandals in Chittaranjan Park in South Delhi.

During the period of 8th-11th October, Ola will provide free-of-cost cab service to ferry visitors from Nehru Place metro station to these puja pandals.

Ola e-rickshaws will also be available between 8th-9th October for senior citizens who want to enjoy pandal-hopping within CR Park. Ola has installed special kiosks near the parking zone at Nehru Place Metro Station, where volunteers from the Puja Committee will guide visitors to the zone for boarding cabs heading to CR Park.

Launching the service on Sunday noon, Shri Saurabh Bhardwaj, MLA, Greater Kailash said - "Chitranjan Park is the hub of cultural celebrations in Delhi-NCR around Durga Puja and attracts thousands of visitors every year. We believe by associating with Ola, the largest mobility platform in the country, we will be able to offer visitors a comfortable and great Pujo experience, keeping at bay stress of wading through traffic jams, hassles of parking and walking long distances."

Deep Singh, Business Head - North at Ola said, "Durga Puja celebration is traditionally one of the most important gala events attracting thousands of visitors and devotees every year. While such a congregation adds to the atmosphere of festivity, getting around from one place to another does become a challenge. In order to provide a seamless Pujo experience, we are offering our customers free rides between the metro stations and the pandals. Additionally, Ola E-Rickshaws will also assist senior citizens get around the pandals with ease. We are delighted to be part of the celebrations by making mobility convenient and hassle free for citizens as they celebrate this joyous occasion." (ANI)