The decision was taken by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) .
Lighters and matchboxes are now permitted for Metro travel in Delhi & as far as knives are concerned women can carry a small knife for self-protection.
According to the officials approximately 100 lighters and matchboxes are seized daily.
CISF official said :
“Apart from one lighter and one matchbox per passenger, we have also allowed passengers to carry tools. We received several requests as labourers travel by metro and carry tools for work,”
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