An auto driver set his Auto on fire as a protest against the Free-Bus-Facility being provided to the women in TSRTC buses across the State.
On Thursday, Auto driver identified as Deva from Mahbubnagar District arrived in drunken state at Praja Bhavan and poured the petrol on his Auto and set his vehicle to the fire. The Police rushed to the spot and took him into custody.
According to the details, Deva, an Auto driver was upset over the frequent loss as his earning allegedly hit hard due to poor passengers response eversince Free Bus Service Scheme implemented for the women by the Congress Government in the State. That drove him to take this move and register his protest.
Some Auto Driver Unions objected and demanded State Government to roll back the decision. They alleged that the implementation of Free Bus Service has caused to hit hard their earnings.
As per six guarantee scheme promises made by Congress Government came out with free bus facility for the women int he State.