The plan to give women free travel on state roadways buses in Haryana on Raksha Bandhan has been quite a success. According to The New Indian Express , hundreds of women have already availed the facility, which was a much needed gift from the Haryana government. The occasion also saw social activists tying ‘Rakhis’ to police officers, jail authorities and others.

Source – TheHindu

Apart from giving women free bus travel on the 28th and 29th of August, the government also launched it’s first all-women police station. These moves are part of a drive to change the image of Haryana and make it more women-friendly.