Srinagar: A driver of the State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) was challaned for boarding male passengers in ladies special bus launched recently in Srinagar.
An SRTC ladies special bus bearing registration number JK01Y-0631 was found carrying 30 overloaded male passengers by police Nowhatta. Subsequently a challan for overloading was presented before the Hon’ble Court against the driver. Police has also written to SRTC authorities to take action against the driver for boarding male passengers in ladies special bus.
Picture of the bus, with female passengers inside and male passengers on its top had gone viral on social media. Even former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted the picture and ridiculed the facility meant exclusively for women.