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A pan-India 3-days truck drivers protest has been started by the drivers against the new bill of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita. In some states, bus drivers and cab drivers also joined the protest.

According to this new bill, there is a provision for 10 years of jail imprisonment and a ₹ 7 lakh penalty for the hit-and-run case. Earlier, under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the punishment for hit-and-run cases was only 2 years imprisonment.

The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) has said that the government should repeal this new law as it will discourage the youth from entering this field of driving.

The truck drivers said that no one intentionally caused the accident. And the drivers are forced to run from the accident spot because the mob attacked them brutally. They also said that sometimes there is no fault of the driver in the accident.

What is the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita?

The Home Minister, Amit Shah, introduced new bills in parliament that replaced the British-era bills.

  • The Indian Penal Code (IPC) of 1860
  • Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) 1973
  • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita replaced the Indian Penal Code; the Criminal Procedure Code was replaced by Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita; and the Indian Evidence Act was replaced by the Bharatiya Sakshya Bill 2023.

Effects of Truck Drivers Protest:

  1. It will hinder the smooth supply of vegetables and fruits on the market.
  2. The supply of gasoline and diesel at the station is another consequence of this nationwide strike. Its effect is already seen, as there is no gasoline in more than 2000 petrol pumps.
  3. A huge queue of vehicles can be seen outside the petrol stations. It will increase the price of gasoline and diesel as demand increases rapidly.

In the end, the government should meet with the representatives of the transportation union to resolve this issue; otherwise, this strike will adversely affect the supply of essentials on the market.

What is the penalty for the for the hit-and-run case as per the new bill?

There is a provision for 10 years of jail imprisonment and a ₹ 7 lakh penalty for the hit-and-run case.

Why truck drivers across states are protesting against new bill of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita?

According to this new bill, there is a provision for 10 years of jail imprisonment and a ₹ 7 lakh penalty for the hit-and-run case. Earlier, under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the punishment for hit-and-run cases was only 2 years imprisonment. They are protesting to repeal this new law as it will discourage the youth from entering this field of driving.

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