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Sunday, November 22, 2009

Pay for your deeds


Hi friends

The last couple of days had been busy times for me with my dad getting hospitalized for a long ailment. But there were a few things that just left a sour taste in my mouth. Take the instance of the taxi refusal yesterday evening.

My aunt and mom accompanied by me planned to take a taxi to Tollygunge at her place. But the cabbies seemed to have a cunning laugh as each of them whizzed past us without any regret. I got hold of one guy and here is the conversation:

Me: Hey dada, wanna go to Tollygunge, Malancha?
Cabbie: What? Malancha? No way.
Me: But why? You know you can't refuse.
Cabbie: So? I won't go. That's final. What can you do here?
Me: Really? So tell me your number.
Cabbie: [Vehemently] Yes. Take down. WB 04C 10**.
He whooshed away.

I was out of my mind literally, vouching to take the guy to task.

Did some Googling and found the following link:
http://www.kolkatatrafficpolice.org/complain.html

Registered the complaint! Lets see what happens!

Hindsight: It is necessary to instill some sort of fear in these unruly people - those who harass commuters at the drop of a hat! People are afraid of the law enforcement officials and people like these just take the illegal benefit out of the whole affair!

8 comments:

anirban said...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/Taxi-refusal-Lodge-a-complaint-with-union/articleshow/5213794.cms

Chiranjib said...

Thanks buddy!! :)

anirban said...

http://www.kolkatacops.com/?cat=8

Chiranjib said...

Hey.. thanks again! and welcome to my blog! :D

oorjas said...

does that help.. th eguy seems confident..!!!

BK Chowla said...

Disgusting behaviour.
I do not want to discourage you, but such complaints are just for the files.Eventually,nothing happens.

Chiranjib said...

@oorjas
Well.. lets see.

Chiranjib said...

@BK Chowla
I agree that it is difficult to keep faith in the law and order system of the country. But then, we never know... lets see...