Govt Assures Truckers on Legal Measures, Consultation Before Implementation

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Shopian: Non-Local truckers discussing some issues with each other infront of their trucks at "Safe Zone" fruit mandi set up by authorities for fruit dealers in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Saturday, Oct 19 , 2019. Authorities have set up "Safe Zones" for fruit dealers in Shopian district to procure and send the produce outside the state following recent attacks in which two traders were killed. PTI Photo by Umar Ganie

New Delhi, January 02, 2024: The Government of India has taken cognizance of the concerns of truckers regarding the provision of 10 years imprisonment and fine,under Section 106 (2) of the Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita and held detailed discussion with the representatives of the All India Motor Transport Congress today.

The government wants to point out that these new laws and provisions have not yet come into force. We would also like to point out that the decision to invoke Section 106 (2) of the Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita will be taken only after consultation with theAll India Motor Transport Congress.

We appeal to All India Motor Transport Congress and all the drivers to return to their respective jobs.

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