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India`s Truck driver are on strike, The new law has not yet taken effect, but the All India Motor Transport Congress has called for a strike in protest of certain of its provisions.

Truck Driver Strike
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News Summary

  • Truck Driver are on strike all over the nation.
  • The new law brings a maximum period of 10 years in prison and a heavy penalty of ₹7 lakh.

Fuel supply disruptions and lengthy lines at gas pumps were caused by the nationwide strike by transport associations and drivers, which was a protest against the recently implemented Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita (BNS).

More strict penalties have been introduced for hit-and-run cases under the BNS, which recently replaced the Indian Penal Code of the colonial era. Drivers who escape from the site of a serious accident without reporting it to the police are specifically targeted by the BNS. The new law imposes a heavy fine of ₹7 lakh along with a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for those responsible for such incidents.

The Union Government passed the Bharatiya Nyaya (Second) Sanhita, 2023, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha (Second) Sanhita, 2023, and the Bharatiya Sakshya (Second) Bill, 2023 during the Winter Session of Parliament. The Evidence Act, CrPC, and IPC were superseded by the legislation, which significantly changed our criminal justice system.


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Impact of Truck driver Strike in Maharashtra

In response to the ongoing protest, the Maharashtra government has instructed the police to make sure that there is a constant supply of LPG, diesel, and gasoline cylinders in order to prevent shortages.

The Maharashtra Food, Civil Supply, and Consumer Protection Department wrote a letter to all police commissioners and superintendents of police stating that the effects expand beyond LPG and affect other important petroleum products including diesel, petrol, and kerosene.

Truck Driver Strike start affecting all over the nation

Major cities like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, U.P, West Bengal, Punjab etc, are the state affected by the strike held by the truck driver

Truck drivers across the country organized “rasta roko” rallies on Monday in protest to the new penal law’s section regarding driver-only hit-and-run happenings.In certain areas, the protests brought up the threat of a fuel shortages. Hundreds of travelers were left stranded at bus stations on Monday after more than 12,000 private bus drivers throughout the state announced a strike.

The demonstrators began blocking the road at burning tires and pulling their cars into the center of the lane, according to the police.

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