Transport strike LIVE: City is cold, as the drivers protest against Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill: Well, reports are coming that the All India Motor Transport Organisation has called for a 24-hour nation-wide strike on Tuesday, August 7 while they are trying to show their protest and they are demanding the withdrawal of the proposed Motor Vehicle (MV) (Amendment) Bill. Also, you all should know that all the affiliated state organizations were expected to participate in the strike, but several autos, buses, and app-based have been plying as usual in many cities.
Also, the reports are coming that Cargo-carrying vehicles in Karnataka are off roads in Karnataka, the drivers’ union have planned a rally from Town Hall to Freedom Park in Bengaluru and they will also submit a memorandum to the government. Also, the reports are coming that the roads in Wayanad, Kerala, also are empty and cabs have stopped plying. Some reports are claiming that the Airlines have also issued advisories to flyers about the strike, asking them to plan their travel well in advance.
You all should know that Jet Airways tweeted, “Due to transport strike in Kerala on 07th August, guests traveling from Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram & Kozhikode may face transportation issues. We request all guests to plan their travel accordingly”. Some reports are coming that the Telangana auto drivers union have also decided to join the bandh.
You all should know that Federation president Janardan Pati has said that that the Bill is anti-people and anti-employees, and added that buses, trucks, taxis, and autos would stay off roads on August 7. The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill says that branded company spares are to be used and this would affect small-scale enterprises in the automobile manufacturing sector and dealers. We are expecting that this whole thing is going to make you all amazed for sure.