2 Jan 2024

Madhya Pradesh High Court orders withdrawal of transporters' strike; CM Dr Yadav gave this instruction to officers

Bhopal: The principal bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in Jabalpur ordered the transporters to withdraw their ongoing strike in the state on Tuesday. Chief Justice Ravi Malimath issued the order while hearing a PIL filed by Nagrik Upbhokta Manch.

Transporters all across the country, under the banner of the All India Motor Transport Congress, are protesting against the new and stringent provisions of the 'Hit and Run' law. As per the new provisions, the convicted driver can face punishment of up to 10 years or a fine of Rs 7 lakh.

The strike's spiral effect has begun to impact daily supply chains like petrol, vegetables, and milk, hitting the common man.

A transporters' body claimed on Tuesday that the strike by truck drivers has affected the movement of nearly five lakh vehicles in Madhya Pradesh.

Citizens should not face hardship: CM

CM Dr. Mohan Yadav discussed with the Commissioner, Collector and SP through Video Conference, and obtained information about the necessary measures being taken in view of the truck drivers' strike and gave necessary instructions. Chief Minister Dr. Yadav said that all necessary measures should be taken to ensure that citizens do not face problems in getting essential items.

CM Dr. Yadav said that the supply of petrol and diesel in the state should not be affected. He said that if anyone creates any obstruction regarding petrol and diesel, it will not be tolerated. For this, all necessary measures should be taken to ensure that the public does not face any kind of trouble. Supply should be ensured through petrol pumps and LPG gas dealers who have their own vehicles.

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