Strange!! Bus conductor was fined for allowing pigeon to travel without the ticket.
As per rules, conductors should collect one-fourth of the full fare when a passenger is carrying more than 30 pigeons. But there is no clear law about the charge for carrying a single pigeon.Pigeon travelling in the bus without Ticket.
Thousands of people travel without tickets everyday but when a Pigeon travels for free it’s a punishable offense in our country! Really ??
Bizarre! The conductor in Tamil Nadu working with Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) was issued fine for letting pigeon travel on the bus free of cost.
Yes, This is true.Pigeon travelling in bus without Ticket
According to the Report by Times Of India, the incident took place on Thursday Evening, Pigeon traveling in the bus without Ticket.When the bus, which connects a remote tribal village called Ellavadi to Harur town was carrying 80 passengers when the transport cops stopped it for a surprise ticket inspection.
The cops found that a drunken man was having a conversation with a Pigeon.Pigeon traveling in the bus without Ticket.
The officials inquired the conductor whether he had issued a ticket for the pigeon or not.“The rules don’t mention charging passengers for transporting one pigeon,” he was quoted saying by TOI.
The conductor answered that the passenger had not brought the bird with him but caught hold of it when it came near him.
On seeing this, the Inspector said that it is important for every person to take a ticket, even if he is a human or bird. In this regard, Inspector also condoned the conductor and issued a memo against him for abducting the rule.
Cops/Officials did not find the reason satisfactory and imposed him with the fine.
This incident is an eye-opener for the conductors to collect tickets even from Birds 😀