Metro Pillar Broken: Don’t Believe In Rumours

If something good happens then the bad follows. That is how present-day society is and when Hyderabad commuters are enjoying rides on the newly inaugurated Metro transport system, a big rumour started panicking them.

An old photo, which has done rounds even during the inauguration of Delhi and Bangalore metro rail network, surfaced now in Hyderabad. Many people started sharing a photograph that shows a metro pillar broken. It’s so scary that one will surely think twice to get on a Metro by seeing that picture.

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Metro MD NVS Reddy today clarified that the picture was actually of a pillar in Peshawar, Pakistan. “Metro pillars are built so stronger that they will stand against earthquakes too. They could easily carry tonnes of weights over them. This is a rumour being spread by some people unhappy with the inaugural of such world-class system” he said.

On October 29th, Metro was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi with 30 km Miyapur-Nagole stretch being operated in the first phase.

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