Tricity LPG Auto Rickshaw Union staged a protest demanding ban on the unauthorised Diesel Auto Rickshaws plying on city roads.
They staged a protest and observed a day-long fast at 29/31 roundabout. They demanded the Chandigarh Administration to immediately act and accede to the genuine demands of the LPG auto owners.
Surinder Bhardwaj,president Chandigarh unit of Janta Dal United,alleged that a powerful lobby of Diesel Auto Mafia is running the illegal business of diesel autos and dictating their terms and the Chandigarh Administration has surrendered to it and has failed to curb the menace of illegally running of diesel auto.
Bhardwaj further alleged that to hamper their spirits and muzzle their voice Chandigarh traffic police has started retributive action by heavily challaning the LPG auto.
Bhardwaj warned the Chandigarh Administration that the union will intensify their protest and sit for a chain fast until their demands are accepted.