Jammu & Kashmir

Transporters in Sopore go on strike to protest against Admin’s move

Sopore transporters protest against Admin’s move.

Sopore: Transporters including registered Sumo unions in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday went on an indefinite strike against administration’s move of accommodating “illegal” sumos in general bus stand.

The transporters demand immediate rollback of the decision, stating the move will affect them.

Reports said that transporters assembled at general bus stand, to hold protest against administration’s move.

Chairman graduate mini bus owners, Sajad Ahmed said that it was unanimously decided in the meeting that all the transport vehicles will remain off the roads from today, till their are met.

The transporters demanded that the order be revoked immediately in the interest of transporters and public at large.

On Monday, a formal order was issued after a review meeting to streamline traffic in the town, to accommodate “illegal” sumos in general bus stand Sopore.

Meanwhile, additional deputy commissioner Sopore, Parveez Sajad said that the order would be implemented and won’t be revoked. (KNO)

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