The Odisha driver Association has gone on a protest in the state capital Bhubaneswar. The protest is due to the fact that their 10 point demands have not been fulfilled yet. As per the reports, the protest will continue for 24 hours.
As per the reports, thousands of drivers from different parts of the state arrived in Bhubaneswar this morning and gathered at Master Canteen Square. The Drivers Association will walk towards Naveen Niwas.
The Association has demanded a law to be enforced for the Driver Association. In addition, they have demanded arrangements for the security of the drivers, Rs 20 lakh insurance cover for death due to accidents., Rs 10 lakh insurance to an injured driver, and a pension scheme after attaining the age of 55 years.
The 10-point charter of demands also includes the drivers’ housing plan, assistance for the education of the drivers’ children, and various demands.
Story By- Saayak Karmakar, Resident Editor, Interview Times
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