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Auto drivers hold protest over permit, attempts to block Agartala-Khowai NH


BY TC News Desk

Agartala, August 31, 2023: Auto drivers today attempted to block Khowai National Highway however they refrained from the blockade after strict police warning. The incident happened on Thursday afternoon. It is known that autos that have received a specific route permit are running on other routes for a long time. Due to this, the bitterness is increasing among the auto drivers which creates trouble leading to commuters having to suffer.

But the administration didn’t take any steps. On Thursday, one such incident was seen in the Kamalghat area under the Lefunga police station. On the Agartala-Khowai National Highway, several autos with route permits from other areas were plying on the Kamalghat route on the Kamalghat area. And the drivers of the Kamalghat area who have got route permits are very angry. Kamalghat route permits auto drivers to drop off passengers from other routes permit autos. The autos with route permits of other areas were forced to flee from the scene without collecting any fare from the passengers under a kind of threat. The police administration is fully responsible for such incidents, according to the complaints of the auto drivers who have received route permits in the Kamal Ghat area. The police administration is not taking any effective action even though the autos with one route permit are moving along another route with passengers. Auto drivers with route permits in the Kamalghat area tried to block the busiest Agartala Khowai National Highway. But on this day, due to the strict vigilance of the police, their efforts to block this failed. Motorists refrain from blocking.

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