Bus Strike on April 30 Tomorrow Bus bandh in India (All states) and all transport strike
Nation wide bus strike on Thursday (30/04/2015) by AIRTW. All India Road Transport Workers announced national level strike on tomorrow (April 30).
Why bus bandh tomorrow ?
This strike is for the cause, Road transport and safety bill 2014.
Only bus strike on Thursday ?
No, Today (30/04/2015) all transports including bus (both public government bus and private buses), lorries, school, college buses, hardware and spare parts shops, taxi, share auto, etc and More than 7 lakhs workers will involve in the strike to support the protest.
No transportation will be working today.
AITUC, AICCTU, CITU, BMS, HMS, INTUC which are affilated to AIRTW and other state government workers unions such as LPF in Tamil Nadu, Karmachari Samyukt Parishad (Uttar Pradesh, NLO and Uttarakhand Roadways), GSTW (Gujarat) Federation.
Auto rickshaw strike also announced today. No autos will be operating on Thursday in all major cities such as Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kerala, Bhopal, Delhi, etc.
Duration of Strike : All India transport bandh will start from 6am and ends at 6pm. Totally 12hrs strike will be followed.
What is Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014?
Road transport and safety Bill 2014 introduced by BJP-led NDA government. This bill passed after the death of Gopinath Munde Munde (Union Minister) died in road accident in 2014. It is to be noted that this bill is already rejected in 2012.
What is the use of Road Transport and Safety Bill ?
RTAS Bill is establish the proper safety standards, regulation for vehicles. The Road safty authority will maintain the unified information system which contains all details of vehicles registration, permits, driving licence, insurance and fines payed by people. It also have the accident records and all other details of each and every vehicles. So this bill will reduce all the fraud and illegal activites. More than that it will stop all the mistakes making by people such in-obedience of traffic rules and regulations. Fully computerized point based system, for each penalty points will be added and after a threshold points, licence will be suspended.
May be today many IT companies, private office, workshops etc are left holiday.
Is school and college holiday due to strike ?
Yes, some cities announced schools and colleges holiday (leave) today / tomorrow (30/04/2015) due to bus bandh. Its not confirmed yet, so better contact respective institute (School and university).
List of states : Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, UP, Rajasthan, Punjab, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Gujarat, CG.