Strike ends, truckers’ affiliation to satisfy transport minister at the moment, Auto Information, Automobilnews
INDORE: Transport actions will resume from Thursday after the three-day strike ended however the truckers’ fraternity has threatened to go on an indefinite strike if the federal government fails to take motion towards alleged bribe demanded at some checkposts of the state and tax concession for lockdown interval.Truckers and transport associations of Madhya Pradesh have demanded to take away checkposts in a few of the border areas, alleging they’ve turn out to be hotbeds of corruption.
Transporters below the umbrella of All India Motor Transport Congress and Indore Truck Operators and Transport Affiliation have accused officers of demanding bribe at checkposts of Sendhwa, Pitol, Sikandra, Hanumana, Soyat, Nayagaon, Morena and Malanpur amongst just a few others.
Truckers had gone on a three-day strike demanding shutting down checkposts in border areas, discount in diesel costs, waiver of products and street tax for the lockdown interval and Covid-19 insurance coverage for drivers. A bunch of transporters will meet transport minister Govind Singh Rajput on Thursday.“We’re assembly transport minister and commissioner on Thursday. We hope to see some concrete resolution for our issues. Within the absence of any outcome, we’re ready to go for an indefinite strike,” stated All India Motor Transport Congress (west zone) vp Vijay Kalra.
Transporters stated the sector is struggling to outlive post-Covid as a consequence of a pointy drop load, which was adopted by a spike in diesel costs and glued levies.
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