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Protest against the new traffic law in Chhattisgarh: Bus-truck drivers took to the streets across the state demanding withdrawal of the 'Hit and Run' law.

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Protest against the new traffic law in Chhattisgarh: Bus-truck drivers took to the streets across the state demanding withdrawal of the 'Hit and Run' law.

Today, bus and truck drivers are protesting across the country against the amendment of the Motor Vehicle Act and have also blocked the highway. Whereas in Chhattisgarh, drivers took to the streets. Where people are protesting in different districts including Rajdhani Raipur. In Raipur, drivers blocked Ring Road No. 4 and raised slogans against the central government. The police who reached the spot were seen trying to disperse and pacify the protesters, during which there was a lot of altercation between the drivers and the police.

Passengers were also being deboarded from buses at the bus stand located at Ravana Bhatha in the capital Raipur, due to which there was a long altercation between the police and the bus drivers and employees. During this time the police took a bus employee into custody. However, after the advice of the police, the protesters are demonstrating peacefully. Drivers say that in a hit and run case, the maximum punishment for a driver is 10 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 7 lakh. It should be taken back.

Truck Association in Bilaspur Display of

Truck Association came out on the streets in Nyayadhani Bilaspur in protest against the new Motor Act. Hundreds of drivers protested by burning tires by parking trucks and heavy vehicles at Bhojpuri Toll Plaza on Raipur Highway. The drivers raised the demand for cancellation of the ten-year sentence given to them for running away leaving the injured during the accident.

Drivers demonstrated in Gaurela Pendra Marwahi

Here in Gaurela Pendra Marwahi, the wheels of all the vehicles have stopped in protest against the new Motor Act. Drivers of more than 500 passenger autos, more than 100 buses and goods vehicles in the district are protesting. Drivers started protesting against the new law in Durga Chowk and Semra Tiraha, due to which a traffic jam was created in the main square of the city. The common people are facing a lot of problems due to this.

Long line of vehicles at petrol pumps in Balod

In Balod district, bus drivers did not go to work today in protest against the amendment in the transport law, while people believe that due to this strike, petrol and diesel will not be available in petrol pumps for a few days. In such a situation, people today want to keep petrol and diesel filled in large quantities in their vehicles for a few days, so that they do not face problems even after not getting petrol and diesel. On the other hand, due to this strike, the wheels of passenger buses at the district headquarters were stuck, due to which people commuting in the district are facing problems.

Bus-truck drivers stop work in Mahasamund

Bus and truck drivers stopped work in Mahasamund in protest against the amendment in the transport law. A large number of buses were standing at the bus stand since morning. Drivers say that in a Hit and Run Act case, the maximum punishment for a driver is 10 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 7 lakh. It should be taken back.

Drivers strike in Bhanupratappur

In Bhanupratappur also, the wheels of trucks and passenger buses stopped today in protest against the amendment of the Motor Vehicle Act. Common passengers are facing problems due to closure of passenger buses. According to the information, there are more than 1000 trucks around Bhanupratappur which have stopped due to the national strike today. Due to this, the transportation work in iron ore mines has also been completely affected. Anger has been seen among the drivers towards this law.

Hooliganism of drivers protesting in Surguja

In Surguja, auto, truck and bus drivers blocked intersections in protest against the new law. During this time, the hooliganism of the protesting drivers has come to light, where the protesting drivers misbehaved with the employees going to the office. During this time, due to the mischief of the drivers, a woman got scared and returned home. Pedestrians have accused the agitating drivers of assault. Seeing the situation worsening, the police took charge and advised the drivers to protest peacefully.

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