Members of All J&K Transport Welfare Association have warned to go on strike if the harassment to public transport drivers/ conductors is not stopped by the Traffic Police within next five days.
A meeting of the Association was held on Friday under the chairmanship of TS Wazir in which members expressed serious concern over the attitude of Traffic Police specially, IG Traffic who is allegedly beating the drivers/ conductors and abusing them and even snatching their money bags on certain occasions (used for fare collection).
They said under such circumstances the transporters/ operators are unable to carry on vehicles’ operation.
They gave five days’ ultimatum to stop unnecessary harassment otherwise, public transport operators will go on strike.
No transport vehicle will ply on the roads and Traffic department will be responsible for inconvenience to the general public, they maintained.