Transporters called 24 hours strike on Thursday over heavy challan after New MV act 2019 common man issues: The All India Motor Transporters Association announced the strike on Thursday due to the frequent invoicing of trucks since the new Motor Vehicle Act-2019 came into force from September 1. is. Due to this, the wheels of public vehicles have stopped in many areas of Delhi-NCR since Thursday morning. People are facing a lot of trouble with this.
The impact of this strike is seen more in Delhi and adjoining Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad. In Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, people are facing difficulty in reaching office. With this, pictures of forcible stopping of autos on the road in Delhi-NCR are also coming out. Cabs were stopped at New Delhi railway station.
- Due to lack of auto-taxis on the National Highway 9 people are forced to go to their workplaces on foot.
- Autos are running low in Noida and Greater Noida, those which are running are also being stopped.
- Traffic on the roads is quite low, especially on the streets of Noida, Ghaziabad.
- Commercial vehicles, especially Ola-Uber, are being forcibly stopped by strike supporters.
- People outside New Delhi railway station upset, taxi / auto drivers refuse to take a ride.
- In Delhi NCR, the impact of the strike on Thursday morning also showed at the rate of Ola-Uber. App demand based on these taxis increased suddenly, its rates were doubled
Showed on Sector 61 of Noida, where strike supporters started stopping commercial cars with yellow number plates. Ola and Uber cabs were erected one by one on the roadside.
- Noida Sector- 63 in auto vandalized
- Three-wheelers vandalized at Delhi’s Anand Vihar bus base
- Most schools in Delhi-NCR closed due to strike
At the same time, most schools in Noida have been discharged in view of the strike. Parents have been asked to bring children to schools in Delhi-NCR where there is no holiday.
Due to this, people coming out of these cabs for office and other places were seen asking for a lift on the road. A similar view was seen outside New Delhi railway station. Taxis and auto drivers are not taking passengers. If a driver is also getting ready to take a passenger, then the striking drivers are forcibly stopping them. Commuters are in trouble due to the uproar.
The new motor vehicle law increased manifold fines as well as increased insurance amount and other issues including the requirement of RFID tags, including trucks, temps, buses, autos, cabs, taxis and other public and commercial vehicle organizations on Thursday. The day-long strike continues. This includes 25 thousand trucks, 35 thousand autos, close to 50 thousand taxis and cabs along with school buses and school cabs.
Due to this, people are having difficulty in getting children to school as well as coming to somewhere. According to the information received, 51 organizations related to public and commercial vehicles of Delhi-NCR are involved in the strike. Shyam Lal Gola, general secretary of the United Front of Transport Association said that the strike will also involve vehicles from Delhi as well as NCR. This demonstration will be peaceful. If the government still does not listen to their demands, then after two days, it may be decided to take it to the national level.
Transporters will conduct a 24-hour symbolic strike from Wednesday night. At the same time, a holiday has been announced in Delhi-NCR schools in view of the situation. Father Agnel School, located in Ghaziabad, UP, adjacent to Delhi, has announced a school holiday due to the shutdown. For this, along with messaging parents, such notice has also been given on the notice board of the school. Some schools in Noida have also discharged on Thursday.
It is believed that due to transporters’ strike and traffic jam, normal life may be affected in the city of Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Faridabad along with Delhi.
Earlier on Monday (16 September), transporters traveled to Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to submit a memorandum against the amended Motor Vehicles Act-2019. According to the information, more than 40 transporters associations from Delhi-NCR were mobilized on this occasion. 34 organizations of Delhi-NCR had threatened a flywheel jam on September 19, if not demanded.
Recently in the Chelmsford Club, reporters from the United Front of Transport Association (UFTA) held talks. Earlier, the officials had also submitted a letter of demand to the Ministry concerned, asking for four, including reducing the amount of penalty in the new Motor Vehicles Act, in which the right of challan to be given to the officer of the ACP and SDM level as per the order of the Supreme Court, in the challan Adoption of transparency and modernization, accident insurance also includes clarifying third party liability.
Officials of the association said that they are not opposed to the strictness being taken to prevent road accidents, but the amount of fine is high. At the same time, it is completely unilateral. Vehicle owners should also have been favored.
In this regard, UFTA convenor and transporter Rajendra Kapoor said that the transporters are in a bad condition due to heavy fines. The transport industry is already in the grip of recession. Now their economic as well as mental exploitation has increased. If our demands are not met, then the surety is certain. It will include all small and big vehicles.
At the same time, General Secretary Shyam Lal Gola had said that they are with the ministry on the question of preventing road accident. But with such a fine, only the poor people will be insolvent. Therefore, there is a need to reduce it. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi has recovered Rs 1100 crore from transporters since the year 2004, but not an inch of parking has been provided. Rajendra Soni, vice-president of the association said that the strike will also involve trains from Faridabad, Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad and other cities.
Meanwhile, the strike was announced on Monday by some auto, taxi organizations in Delhi only due to the new Motor Vehicles Act, which did not show much effect. Other vehicles including autos, taxis continued to run as usual. However, spokesperson of the Light Vehicles Conflict Committee Sanjay Batla said that the strike was announced for half a day only. Its effect was seen in Laxmi Nagar, Khajuri, Dwarka and other areas.
This is the new Motor Vehicle Act-2019
- Traffic police will deduct an invoice of Rs 5000 for driving a vehicle without a driving license, earlier it was just 500 rupees.
- If someone drives a minor vehicle, then a challan of 1000 rupees will be deducted instead of 500 rupees. Along with this, there is a provision to run a case against the vehicle owner for breaking any traffic rules from the vehicle.
- According to the new rules, driving a drunk can lead to imprisonment up to 6 months or a fine of up to Rs 10,000. If done for the second time, then imprisonment up to 2 years or a fine of Rs 15,000 can be done.
- If the vehicle drives fast then the challan of Rs 1000 to Rs 2000 will be deducted on overspeeding. The fine has been increased from Rs 400 to Rs 1000 for LMV and Rs 2 000 for medium passenger vehicle.
- A challan of Rs 1000 will be deducted instead of Rs 100 for driving without a seat belt.
- Talking on mobile, driving will cost up to Rs 5000 instead of Rs 1000.
- 500 rupees have been invoiced instead of 100 rupees for breaking road rules.
- In case of overloading on a two-wheeler, there is a provision for a challan of 2000 instead of Rs 100 and suspension of license for 3 years.
- For driving without insurance, a challan of Rs 2000 will be deducted instead of 1000.
- An invoice of one thousand rupees will be deducted for not giving way to the emergency vehicle, and challan of 5000 rupees will be deducted on the oversized vehicle.