Authorities calls on police to revive pink vehicles for girls | Bhubaneswar Information
BHUBANESWAR: The state authorities has requested the police to fee a revival of the pink auto service, which has not been operational for 3 years right here.
On June 27, 2014, the Chief Minister Naveen patnaik inaugurated the general public transport system primarily for girls within the capital.
“Extra feminine passengers, together with working ladies and college students, are touring right here at night time. Steps might be taken to research the rationale the pink auto service has been shut down. In view of the general public demand and the security of the passengers’ actions, it may be resumed underneath the surveillance of the police station ”, wrote the transport secretary Madhu Sudan Padhi to the police commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi.
The transport division intervened on a directive from chief secretary Suresh Mahapatra, the letter stated. The transport division requested a report from the police station as quickly as potential for the chief secretary to take cognizance of.
The pink auto service was launched right here on account of harassment of girls by a number of auto drivers prior to now. A variety of drivers had been arrested right here in 2013-14 on prices of molestation, New Years Eve, theft, passenger harassment and identification card forgery.