Citizens air grivances on transport and road issues

Moodbidri North subdivision head constable Vijay Kanchan being felicitated by City Police Commissioner T R Suresh for winning a silver medal in 105 kg category at the Asian Benchpress Championship held in Dubai recently.

City Police Commissioner T R Suresh promised to look into the problems related to the transport department, such as the non-availability of buses on specific routes, by conducting a meeting with regional transport authority officials.

Reacting to the phone calls by citizens during the phone-in programme conducted by the City Police Commissionerate in Mangaluru on Friday, the top cop said most of the complaints during the phone calls were regarding the non-issuance of tickets in city buses and rude behavior of bus conductors. Apart from these, a few have complained that some buses have been plying on other routes, deviating from their original permitted route.

The police commissioner said reports on the cases registered against route diversions and other violations is being sent to the RTO.

Based on complaints on fish-laden lorries discharging waste water on the roads during last phone-in programme, several lorries violating the rules, have been seized, Suresh said. The citizens shared grievances related to roads as well. Responding to the calls related to the traffic density on Valencia-Gorigudda road, Car Street and Kudroli roads, the Police Commissioner said that the Commissionerate, in association with private organisations, will take steps to paint pedestrian marks on the roads.

Keshava from Kadri said that a peepal tree on Kadri Temple road is posing risks to pedestrians and vehicles. DCP (Crime and Traffic) Uma Prashanth said that the issue has been brought to the notice of the RFO and the official will inspect the site soon to take necessary actions.

Citizens brought to the notice of the Police Commissioner, the shortage of buses from Naravi-Mangaluru, Mangaluru-Talapady and Edapadavu-Kinnogoli. Prashanth from Taretota said that the bus number 14F has been plying on another route instead of Taretota.People also shared their concerns about haphazard parking in Kuloor-Kavoor Road and Mannagudda Road.

Vikram from Shaktinagar complained about street dog menace in the area. Ashwath said that pick-pocketing is common on railway station road.

Anil Rao from Kulshekhar suggested imposing ban on parking within 100 metre distance from all major circles.

Moodbidri North subdivision head constable Vijay Kanchan was felicitated by the police commissioner for winning a silver medal in 105 kg category at the Asian Benchpress Championship organised by the Asian Powerlifting Federation in Dubai between September 18 and 24.

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