Thoubal drivers want fresh gazette notification on fares


IMPHAL, August 3: The Thoubal District Transporter’s Union has stated that owners/drivers of Tata Winger/Magic passenger service for Thoubal route are facing difficulties due to the increase in diesel, spare parts and essential commodities prices.

According to a release of the Union, although no changes have been made to the current passenger fare since the Gazette Notification 2004, the rate of Diesel has in the meantime increased along with Transport Department Vehicle Tax by up to 100%.

In relation with the issue, it has been appealed to the Government to issue a fresh Gazette Notification a soon as possible to make amends.

The union however warned that action will be taken if the notification is not carried out quickly, the release said.


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