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How UP roadways’ Janrath Bus service will help prospective grooms

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By Newsgram Staff Writer

Uttar Pradesh roadways, a public sector unit under Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation, will provide 2×2 AC buses called Janrath Buses on rent for marriage and tourist purposes.

Ashok Kumar Shrotriya, additional regional manager of UPSRTC said that the service will provide affordable, low cost air-conditioned buses.

‘The booking of the three 40 seater AC ‘Janrath Buses’ will happen on first-come-first-serve basis and consumers will be charged Rs 20,000/per bus.’ he told a news agency.

The buses will have facilities like LED screens, 4 channel music channel, WiFi ans GPS along with 40, 2×2 push-back seats, PTI quoted.

Rs.1.25/Km will be charged for every passenger for 400 Kms per day.

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People Feel it’s Time for Gay Marriage to Be Made Legal in India

While 36 per cent men and 15 per cent women said they weren't sure, a small percentage of respondents said no to it

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55 per cent of men and 82 per cent of women on the OkCupid community believe it is time for the next step and that gay marriage must be legalised in the country. Pixabay

After de-criminalising homosexuality in India, people feel it is time for gay marriage to be made legal in India, a study has pointed out.

According to data gathered from users of dating app OkCupid, 55 per cent of men and 82 per cent of women on the OkCupid community believe it is time for the next step and that gay marriage must be legalised in the country.

While 36 per cent men and 15 per cent women said they weren’t sure, a small percentage of respondents said no to it.

OkCupid has over a million users in India. The data was gathered through questions on the app which new and existing users answer to match better with their potential partners. The data has been gathered from an average of over two lakh respondents, said a statement.

 

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After de-criminalising homosexuality in India, people feel it is time for gay marriage to be made legal. Pixabay

As per the study, 68 per cent men and 90 per cent of women said they care a lot about the LGBTQ community.

Only 19 per cent of users in the LGBTQ community are completely out to their co-workers and acquaintances, whereas 48 per cent users responded saying they are partially out to their peers.

However, a majority of users are more comfortable coming out to their family – 44 per cent users from the community said they have confided in their family members about their sexuality. As many as 37 per cent of users have partially let their family members know.

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As per the study, 82 per cent men and 92 per cent women believe that using the term ‘gay’ as an insult is highly disrespectful, no matter the situation. (IANS)