Traffic police has fined violators of not reserving seats for women passengers in the buses / mini buses of public transport.
According to SSP Traffic, Srinagar, 71 drivers of buses / mini buses have been challaned for not ensuring the occupation of seats reserved for women passengers in the buses / mini buses of public transport.
A fine to the tune of Rs. 14200 have been collected from these 71 violators.
SSP said that he special drive shall continue and if the driver is found violating the orders 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 are not travelling in the bus / mini bus, the seat may be occupied by the male passengers who shall vacate these seats in case of any women boards, the said vehicle en-route,” he asserted