Autorickshaw drivers stage protest against electric autorickshaws

9:19 PM, Wednesday, September 21st, 2022


Mangaluru : Autorickshaw drivers staged a protest on September 21, Wednesday against electric autorickshaws functioning in the city without any license.

Autorickshaw drivers took out a protest march from Kadri grounds till Clock Tower via Mallikatte, Bunts Hostel, Ambedkar Circle and Hampankatta under the aegis of the DK District Federation of Autorickshaw Drivers-Owners Associations.

Addressing the protestors, Vishnumurthi, Honorary President of the Federation said allowing e-autorickshaws to function without any license is nothing but double standards of the Union, State Governments and the Regional Transport Authority.

Honorary President of the Federation Arun Kumar said the functioning of e-rickshaws without licences has hit hard the other autorickshaw drivers and also resented the failure of the authorities to fulfill several demands of the autorickshaw drivers.

City Police Commissioner Shashi Kumar visited the protest venue and accepted memorandum from the protesting drivers.

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