The Governor ESL Narasimhan officially inaugurated Ameerpet-LB Nagar stretch by flagging off the metro rail at Ameerpet metro station today. After getting down at the Kharitabad metro station following the inauguration, The Governor peddled his way from the Kharatabad to Raj Bhavan, his official residence. The Governor surprised everyone by picking up a smart bicycle from the station. The security guards had to run to keep pace with the 72-year-old, who covered one km distance to reach Raj Bhavan.
Narasimhan, a retired IPS officer and a former director of the Intelligence Bureau, cycled ahead of Telangana’s Minister for Municipal Administration K.T. Rama Rao and others younger to him. The bicycles imported from Germany have been lined up at select metro stations in the city for commuters who want to use them for last mile connectivity.