• Wed. Sep 21st, 2022

Congress to stage ‘massive’ protest with taxi and car drivers on January 10

New Delhi:

Congress on Wednesday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of betraying motorists for failing to help them during the pandemic.

Congress leader Udi Raj said the same people with whose support he came to power will expose him. demonstration in front of the CM residence here on January 10.

The former MP said the drivers campaigned for Kejriwal but he forgot to take care of them “in these trying times”.

He said car, van and bus drivers were on the brink of bankruptcy.

He said there were around 50 car, bus and van drivers in the capital, including Ola and Uber drivers, who were left to fend for themselves.

“Kejriwal, who came to power with their help, betrayed them all and did nothing for them. Heavy fines are imposed on them and no relief has been given to them during the pandemic,’ Raj told reporters here.

The school taxis have been inactive for two years, their drivers are starving and none of them have received compensation or payment of Rs 5,000 as promised, he said.

Taxi drivers in Delhi are exploited through fines and Arvind Kejriwal says in Punjab and Goa that he will make taxi boards. No taxi advice has been set up in Delhi,’ he said.

“An ultimatum has been given that if the demands of the transport unions are not accepted by January 4, we will take further action. “There will be a massive protest on January 10 and we will hold a huge protest outside Kejriwal’s residence,” Raj said, adding that they will also campaign and expose him in Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand.

The presidents of the Auto Transport Union, Sarvodaya Driver Welfare Association and School Drivers Association also addressed the media.

They said many people left Delhi and were forced to move their children to villages due to less work.