Jet Airways CEO calls Indian metro stations ‘artless’; internet divided | Latest News India

CEO of Jet Airways (CEO) Sanjeev Kapoor India’s metro came under fire on Twitter on Sunday for calling it an “artless concrete thorn in the side” when comparing Bengaluru’s metro stations to those in Dubai. Kapoor shared several photos complaining about the design quality of metro stations, including the one in Gurugram, Bangalore, which seemed to anger some people who then bombarded his tweet replies with “aesthetic” photos of metro stations across the country .

Jet Airways 2.0 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kapoor (Source)

“Bangalore, Gurgaon, Kolkata… why are our aboveground/overhead metro stations so unpretentious concrete eyesore? Look at Dubai (right) vs. Bangalore (left). And this Dubai station was probably built 10 years ago !” Kapoor tweeted.

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Jet Airways CEO Sanjiv Kapoor’s tweet on Sunday sparked a debate over whether metro stations need “aesthetics”, with some users even criticizing Kapoor for “forgetting” the country’s infrastructure development.

As the tweets went viral, some were outraged that Kapoor “failed to appreciate the country’s infrastructural development,” while others agreed with him to an extent, suggesting that the metro here lacked “eco-friendliness” and “inclusiveness.” “Methods.

Jet Airways 2.0 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kapoor (Source)

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One user didn’t comment and simply shared photos of a couple of Derry Metro stations featuring impressive artwork with the caption “Delhi Metro at your service!”

“Correctly pointed out. Our public infrastructure is not green, economical or aesthetically pleasing and much of it is unusable. Not just subway stations or other public infrastructure. Private buildings are totally screwed up these days too aesthetics,” one user tweeted.

Jet Airways 2.0 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kapoor (Source)

Another said public transit doesn’t need to look “pretty”. One user even took the debate a step further, bringing ancient Indian architecture into the discussion. “Unless you’ve seen ancient architecture in India. The only difference between then and now is that India had enough resources. India can’t spend money on aesthetics now, if they cost very little,” he tweeted.

Jet Airways 2.0 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kapoor (source)

As the replies kept pouring in, Kapoor activated an “account protection” feature that allows users to turn their public accounts into private ones.

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