CSMCA appeal the vehicle owner and driver to cooperate the capital administration for hike of fare.
On recent complaint by the commuters over unofficial hike of trekker fare, a round table discussion was held by City Service Maxi Cab Association (CSMCA) led by its President Toko Tadap in the presence of SDO and DTO capital complex here in DC’s office today.
CSMCA President appealed all the trekker drivers and owners plying in entire Papum Pare district to maintain the prevailing fare and charge the commuter’s normal fare of Rs 30 from Itanagar-Naharagun and vice versa till official notice in is issued.
Assuring genuine increase in fare hike, President Tadap informed that within one week’s time they would present fare charges to the concerned DTO and SDO for clearance and approval of the district administration.
Talking to media, Tadap said, “We will first discuss the issue and fix the new increased fare, then we would present it to the SDO and DTO for further discussion”.
Earlier today, a written complaint was filed by a lady commuter against a trekker driver for allegedly misbehaving with her over an argument on fare hike. Following this, trekker drivers of Capital Complex observed four hours strike starting from 12 pm to 4 pm.
General Secretary Dayum Tacho while also added that the fare need to be increased following the high rise of fuel and all other essential items in the market and the general public also need to understand the issue.
One issue of maintaining of proper documents and other issue of vehicle maintenance Tacho said that these issue are discussed every after three/six month wherein the documents of vehicle owner/driver and others issue are discussed which are in the greater interest of commuters as well as general public.
Capital SP M Harsha Vardhan, confirming about the written complaint, informed this daily that the said driver was detained for questioning. Both the parties were present in the Naharlagun Police Station but the matter has been solved now, the SP further added.