Delhi’s first female bus driver starts work as part of campaign to fight harassment

The city’s women complain of ‘eve-teasing’ – or worse – on public transport. Having Saritha Vankadarath at the wheel may signal the start of change

By  and  in Delhi

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At 6am every day, a green bus on line 543 from Sarojini Nagar to Anand swings out of a Delhi Transport Corporation depot and heads on to the chaotic streets.

It looks like any of the other 5,000 public buses fighting their way through Delhi’s rickshaws, trucks, bicycles, cars and occasional elephants. But at the wheel is Saritha Vankadarath, the first woman to drive a bus in the seething city of 17 million people.

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