Kolkata: The State Transport department will held a meeting in next week to prevent the auto menace in Taratola-Majerhat route. On Thursday, Suvendu Adhikari said that the meeting will be held after Viswakarma Puja.
After Majerhat bridge collapse, the passengers were being harassed illegally due to price hike in auto-rickshaw. However, earlier, a notification was issued by the State Transport Office. In this notification govt ordered that the rent could not be increased. But nobody obeyed the rule. The auto driver has increased the rent several times in Majerhat area after the bridge collapse.
The transport minister said, “We also got these complain. Apart from the auto, many private cars on the route are asking for a huge money. We will sit in a meeting after Viswakarma Puja held.
Shuvendu Adhikari expressing dissatisfaction over surge charges of app based cab company. He said, one of app based cab company has reduced the charges, but their rivals are not listening. Despite repeatedly saying the surge charge did not reduce.