“Auto Bandh” Call On March 15 In Telangana
Hyderabad, Feb.28 (Maxim News): Telangana Auto Drivers Joint Action Committee has given one day “Auto bandh” call on March, 15 demanding corruption – free RTA offices and demanding the Government to formulate necessary guidelines to stop private Auto financiers “zulum and harassment” among other things. The JAC is demanding immediate transfer of Hyderabad East Zone and West Zone corrupt RTO’s Subash Reddy and C.P. Venkateshwar Rao respectively without further delay.
The other demands of the Auto Drivers include, the central government should withdraw the steep rise in the petroleum products including LPG & CNG rates, the diesel-run OLA UBER cabs causing pollution should be banned from plying on the city roads, stern action against the OLA UBER cabs looting the passengers in the name of “surge- pricing”, like AP State the Telangana state should also provide Rs.10,000 to every Auto annually and help the poor Auto men.
The drivers unable pay the pending E-Challan huge amounts should be reduced atleast by 50 % and the police should conduct old spot challan system instead of present E-Challan system, the central government’s directive to reduce the DL’s retest period from 5 years to 1 year should be withdrawn immediately and the existing auto fares fixed by the then congress government (7) years back with effect from February 14, 2014 should be increased on par with the other neighbouring states keeping in view of the high cost of living and high cost of vehicle operational charges.
K. Lakshmi Narsaiah, Shaik Ahmed Mamu, Mohd Akhtar, Mohd Shareef, Prakash Mudiraj, Syed Khader, Mohd Azeemuddin, Mohd Lateef & Farooq also participated in the press meet. (Maxim News)