Even though situation in returning to normalcy across the state, drivers continue to feel insecure and have once again demanded adequate security cover for themselves and their vehicles on the Jammu Srinagar national highway.
Leaders of the drivers union also called ion Inspector General of Police Jammu range to apprise him with their genuine grievances and demanded security cover. Earlier in the day hundreds of drivers and cleaners under the banner of Jammu All India Taxi-Sumo-Tempo Owners Union (J&K) Regd, today raised their united voice and also assembled at Indira Chowk to register their protest against incidents of selective harassment and smashing of window panes of their vehicles. President of the Union Jagjeet Singh said that for past several days drivers visiting Kashmir valley are facing trouble and feeling insecure as their vehicles have been targeted by few vested interests in Kashmir valley. He said besides breaking window panes of the vehicles in certain cases drivers were physically manhandled and abused. Singh said due to ongoing incidents of harassment it is becoming difficult for drivers to suppress their sufferings. He said that beyond Ramban problem area starts.
Singh also demanded adequate security arrangements for them and the vehicles at the parking places in the Kashmir Valley.