Bike taxi operator, Rapido, on Thursday announced that it will offer free rides to voters on the day of voting in Guwahati. Polls for the Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency will be held on April 23.
The company, in a statement, said that it will offer free rides “to ensure that every voter can exercise their right to vote by helping them to reach the polling station on time.”
“Users will have to use the coupon code ‘IVOTE’ when booking a ride on the app. The offer will be applicable in Guwahati,” the statement further said.
Suman Acharjee, city head at Rapido, said, “We are offering this service to each and every voter so that they can reach out to the polling station and cast their valuable votes. The offer will be active only during the normal voting hours on the day of polling.”
Rapido is now operational in more than 40 cities across 16 states in India. The Rapido mobile app is available on Google Play Store and Apple Store.