Transport Minister requests AAMTA to call off Chakka Bandh


GUWAHATI: Assam Transport department requests All Assam Motor Transport Association to call off the strike. Transport Minister has convened a meeting on the 6th of October.

The official letter read, “I am directed to inform you that Hon’ble Minister of Transport has convened a meeting on 6th October, 2020 at 4:00 PM at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara to discuss the various issues mentioned in your letter under reference. Therefore you are requested to attend the aforesaid meeting. Further it is requested that you may kindly call off the indefinite strike from 5th October 2020.”

It is to be mentioned that the All Assam Motor Transport Association (AAMTA) has called for an indefinite ‘Chakka Bandh’ from Monday to press their various demands. The association has demanded to increase the bus fares in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.