For many drivers, going electric is an upgrade from the old-fashioned cycle rickshaws
they once pedalled.
Over 80000 rickshaws
are plying in Peshawar city out of which over 50000 are illegal.
have been given the go-ahead to come to Cardiff.
The secretary transport has directed officials to seize Qingqi rickshaws
which were failed to obtain road permit and registering their rickshaws
According to police, all of the deceased were travelling in the rickshaw
. The injured were initially shifted to a local rural health centre before they were shifted to hospitals in Sanghar and Nawabshah.
It stated that 60 percent of city-dwellers use rickshaw
Flanked by representatives of local traders, including Badar Zaman, Amanullah Khan and Izat Khan, he referred to a media report quoting the excise and taxation department to register all the unregistered rickshaws
in Peshawar and said that the local transporters and traders would oppose such a step.
According to SHO Hidayat Hussain Shah, the rickshaw
driver in his initial statement to the police said that he decided to set his rickshaw
on fire following the frequent suspension of the supply of the CNG, adding that his house's owner is repeatedly demanding rent for the two months but he is reluctant to pay the rent from the last two months only because of the regular basis shortage of the CNG as rickshaw
is only an option to run the family.
The brother of Rickshaw
driver told the media men, 'Shahid [rickshaw driver] was occupied in the preparations for his marriage and he is a man who has never been involved in any brawl with anyone.'
The victim rickshaw
driver Usman lodged a strong protest that the traffic wardens deployed at the Qurban Lines stopped his rickshaw
only but allowed other vehicles to go when they equally violated traffic signal.
Sweating profusely on a searing hot day, his singlet soaked and face dripping, Ansari skilfully weaves his rickshaw
through crowded markets and bumper-to-bumper traffic.
I envisioned my rides to and from school on a hand-pulled rickshaw
in Kolkata, singing aloud with my two school mates, as we felt the breeze on our faces, talking incessantly and feeling the ground beneath our feet (which was the metallic floor of the rickshaw
), heave and sway with the rhythm of the wheels.