Srinagar, Dec 10: During last four days of special drive 71 drivers and conductors of buses and mini buses have been challaned for not ensuring the occupation of seats reserved for women passengers by the women passengers during travel in the buses and mini buses of public transport.
A fine to the tune of Rs. 14200/- have been collected from these 71 violators.
The special drive shall continue and if the driver and conductor is found violating the Govt. order repeatedly, the route permit of his vehicle shall be recommended for suspension.
General public is also appealed to offer the seats reserved for women to the women passengers in buses / mini buses in public transport. In case women is not travelling in the bus / mini bus, the seat may be occupied by the male passengers who shall vacate these seats in case any women boards, the said vehicle en-route. (KNS)