Transporters withdraw 'Chakka Bandh'

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Published: October 8,2020 08:46 PM
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October 8, 2020: The transporters of Assam have called off the statewide Chakka Bandh from Friday.

October 8, 2020: The transporters of Assam have called off the statewide Chakka Bandh from Friday.



The decision came following the government agreeing to their demands. The health and family welfare department has agreed to the transporters' demand to allow carrying 100% seat capacity.



However, the department issued an SOP for the passenger vehicles to follow. These include the vehicles will not carry passengers beyond seat capacity. no passenger to be allowed to travel standing in the vehicle, no passenger will be allowed to board without wearing mask, vehicle owners will ensure availability of sanitiser in the vehicle, vehicles will be sanitised after completion of every journey, driver and staff will wear masks at all times in the vehicle.



After this order, the transporters withdrew the Chakka Bandh which started on Monday. The Chakka Bandh was called demanding a fare hike citing loss due to the carrying of 50% passengers.



 


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