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Ola Auto offers free rides for Puri Rath Yatra devotees till July 8

Bhubaneswar, July 6: As millions of devotees congregate in the holy city of Puri for the auspicious Rath Yatra, Ola, popular mobile app for transportation, introduced free auto rides to devotees to and from the city bus terminal.


This year, Ola Auto rides will enable hassle-free and comfortable commute for everyone across the three days of the Yatra, between July 6 and 8. A special help-desk has been set up at the bus terminal where devotees can avail the facility. Several volunteers on-ground will be available to coordinate the rides and help the travellers.

Ola (New Initiatives) vice-president Sundeep Sahni, “The Puri Rath Yatra is one of the biggest and oldest chariot festivals in the world with millions of devotees, tourists and residents attending the annual procession. During such an occasion, mobility becomes a crucial need for all. With free auto rides for devotees between the venue and the bus terminals, we are bringing in immense convenience for visitors of this grand occasion.” 

Features such as assured pick up from the consumers’ doorstep, hassle-free metered fares, 24x7 availability and ETAs of less than five minutes has led to a phenomenal uptake for Ola Autos. With presence across 71 cities, Ola Auto is by far the largest aggregator of auto-rickshaws across the country.

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