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Because of the construction or any other reason the flow of river Mithi should not be adversely affected, as each vehicle demands a lot of time.The Thane shop is not alone More than a week after parts of the city recorded 315 mm rainfall that brought transport to a grinding halt workers in service centres and garages claim their work is “not done” Consumers and service centres claim that vehicles and two-wheelers that stayed on waterlogged roads sustained great damage to their spare parts accessories and body exterior “We are servicing as many as 25 vehicles a day compared with the15 on a usual work day Each vehicle needs an extensive check-up as we have to identify the extent of damage caused by the water seeping into its body We have requested our staff members to put in more hours to help us” Prashant Wadkar from Prashant Motors said He added that he has offered suitable discounts to his regular customers The cost of servicing is between Rs 5000 and Rs 1 lakh depending on the damage caused “Our staff members are well equipped to handle these situations as they were on the field during the deluge in the city in 2005 Till Wednesday we received a lot of customers who brought their vehicles from towing vans in different areas where they were stuck” Wadkar said “As major manufacturer showrooms are already occupied we are seeing a huge load of work” he added At Hasan Motors in Worli manager Ayan Shaikh has asked his workers to step out and help troubled customers who may be looking for assistance Considering many vehicles may need only a slight touch to get fixed Shaikh has asked workers to be of help on the field “We did not sleep on Tuesday as we received calls till late at night for conducting service and repairs on vehicles stuck on flooded bylanes While we catered to some others had to wait as they were far from our shop and there was neck-deep water on the roads There is at least a 20-30 per cent increase in the number of vehicles being brought to us” Ayan said Vehicle owners without insurance policies are facing the worst of it Ayan added High-cost vehicles have shown maximum defects after water seepage he said Service centres of car manufacturers such as Tata Motors Hyundai and Ford are helping customers by offering 50 per cent discounts on liabilities on auto part replacements for those with insurance Employing more technicians to reduce work load is another tactic “All Ford service centers in affected areas will be operational for extended hours to expedite repair work and minimise inconvenience to Ford owners The company is also offering 20 per cent discount on booking a self-driving car from Zoomcar in case repairs on their Ford vehicle take more than 24-hours” an official statement from Ford read N Prabhu the vice president for customer service at Ford India said: “We understand that unexpected floods would have caused financial strain to some of our customers and are happy to assist them” A statement from Hyundai read: “Hyundai has deployed special Service Operation Squad and 30 emergency road service vehicles to enable relief services Additionally a special Car Check-up camp will be organized after two months to review the vehicle’s health” Vehicles users spoke of the physical and monetary hardships they were put to after the rain called for unwarranted repairs “I had to pay Rs 8000 for changing the spare parts of my high-end car Having driven on waterlogged roads dotted with potholes rescuing the vehicle was not easy” Nilesh Ambekar a Thane resident said Shalin Jaim from Kandivali who is expecting to get his serviced car by next week said: “The cost came to more than Rs 1 lakh as my car was completely submerged in water” “Thankfully having an insurance policy and assistance from the car manufacturer’s service providers made the task easy With the rush at each service centre and showroom I had to wait for real long to get myself heard” Jaim added A Tata Motors spokesperson said: “We have assigned a special team to promptly and accurately assess the damage and repair in each car that was brought in Additionally a fast track approval process from the insurance company has been set up” nehakulkarni@expressindiacom For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sharad Yadav | Published: October 11 2012 2:31 am Related News The UPAs decision to allow FDI in retail compounds the flaws in its economic policy There are several issues of importance that the general public is concerned about that are not being tackled by the government For the last three yearsthere has been a lack of governance in the country The country has also been in a state of impairment due to the many alleged scams and cases of corruption that have been unearthed That is why the government is faced with so many demonstrations against corruption and has to deal with public servants virtually not working because of its lack of decisivenesswhich has resulted in a slowdown in GDP growth The UPA has brought down the countrys GDP growth to 55 per centand to compound that the government has decided to allow foreign direct investment in multibrand retailwhich is against the interests of the Indian people The country is going through a bad phase in part due to the incompetence of the people at the helm In my viewa government elected by the people should serve the country for a full five yearsbut the way this government has demonstrated its lack of concern for the poor and is alleged to be involved in so many scamsthe day is not far when it may have to go We are followers of Ram Manohar Lohia and Charan Singh and our ideology and actions are based on their thinking FDI in multibrand retail would hurt kirana shops and small vendors in our country This is not the same Congress party as in the pastuntil the time of Rajiv Gandhi Even Sonia Gandhi does not seem to care about the pooras she has maintained her silence about the measures her government is taking measures that will have an adverse impact on 25 crore people We will come out on the streets against the governments move to bring FDI in multibrand retail and continue to fight against the decision The market share of unorganised retail in the country is 97 per cent of the total retail sectoras compared to the organised retail sectorwhich accounts for only 2-3 per cent The unorganised sector contributes about 14 per cent to the GDP and absorbs a large part of our labour force If FDI is allowed in multibrand retailthose affected will primarily be traditional kirana shopsgeneral merchantspaan beedi shopsetc Worst affected will be the small vendors women carrying small items over their heads and others selling items on roadside pavements The government should instead concentrate on increasing agricultural growth to 4 per cent per year and allocate its natural resourceslike minerals and metalsat the best prices The Indian economy is supposed to be based on agriculturebut now agriculture is growing only at 225-25 per cent per year India is endowed with several natural resourcesincluding many metallic and non-metallic minerals The mining sector is an important segment of the Indian economy and contributes around 226 per cent to the GDP Since Independencethere has been a pronounced growth in the production of minerals and metals in terms of value and quantity The country produces as many as 87 minerals The total value of mineral production (excluding atomic minerals) has been estimated at more than Rs 202 lakh crore The estimated value for fuel minerals accounts for around Rs 140 lakh croremetallic minerals at around Rs 41828 crore and non-metallic mineralsincluding minor mineralsat around Rs 23537 crore Howeverin my viewthe minerals should have been valued at more than Rs 8-10 lakh crore had these been sold at best prices This is important because it shows that the government can and should utilise these resources fully in order to bring down the fiscal deficit Now take the subsidy on dieselwhich is to the extent of Rs 84000 crore out of a total subsidy of Rs 160 lakh crore on petroleum products On one handthe government has failed to increase agricultural production and properly allocate its natural resources On the other handit has put a burden on the exchequer by subsiding diesel for mall ownersbig buildingscell towerscar ownersetc Why cant the governmentin this era of computerisationproperly target the subsidy towards needy consumerssuch as farmers and transporters of essential commodities It is necessary for the government to put in place a mechanism to properly target beneficiariesso that the expenditure is rationalised Besides such impractical government policiessome corporate houses are also reported to be involved in various corruption cases For instanceit has been alleged that Naveen Jindala business owner and Congress MPgot preferential allotment of coal blocks for his companies The nexus between big business and government is getting strongerwith many businessmen joining politics primarilyit seemsto serve their own interests The government should come out with a white paper on the wealth of selected top 150 or so big corporate houses for the periods between 1991-96 and 2004 to present I have decidedin the next session of Parliamentto demand that the government place on record the wealthturnover and businesses of the top 150 businessmen from 1991 onwards for the edification of the general public This government has destroyed the economy of the country by making bad decisions and becoming embroiled in many cases of alleged corruptiondue to whichI am surethe Congress party will face diminished public support in future The writer is a Lok Sabha MP presidentJD(U) and NDA convenor For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBurdened by a series of scams involving people of his office and unusually stinging remarks by a high court judge last week the Lokniti-IBN tracker poll results released on Tuesday would be a huge relief and morale booster for Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy According to the poll the incumbent UDF (United Democratic Front) is projected to win 11-17 out of the 20 seats in the state and people are more satisfied with Chandy personally than his government The CPM-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) is likely to win only 4-8 seats A few days ago another poll by Malayalam channel Asianet News had predicted 11 seats for the UDF with an error margin of one percent According to the poll in many constituencies the difference in voteshare was only one percent indicating that the result could go either way Oommen Chandy AFP The results of the IBN-tracker is a crackling prospect for Chandy particularly in the face of war cries for his scalp and relentless personal attacks by the CPM The CPM which incidentally has “outsourced” five of its seats to outsiders – two Congressmen and three independents including a film actor – were cocksure that it would win all the 20 seats because people were seemingly fed up of the UDF government The Congress maintained that it would better its tally of 16 in the last Lok Sabha elections in 2009 Chandy personally has been going through rough weather because of the scams (solar and land grabbing) that his personal staff are allegedly involved in and his inability to take tough action against them The opposition charged that he was directly involved in the scams and their alleged cover ups and hence should remit his office They have taken out various protests asking for his head all of which fizzled out in a few days The CPM and its associates mainly the CPI concluded that there is an anti-incumbency wave against Chandy and the rest of the UDF particularly because of the scams and infighting within the front and hence they would win hands down The CPM was also confident because of the return of the prodigal son – VS Achtuhanandan The veteran leader who had been at loggerheads with party secretary Pinarayi Vijayan as well as with most of the party apparatus suddenly changed tracks and started siding with them He in fact backtracked on almost everything he spoke as a dissident of the party The IBN-tracker poll clearly defies the excessive optimism of the CPM and the rest of the opposition According to the poll the voteshare of UDF is still ahead of the LDF by nine percentage points The headway that it had over the LDF has come down compared to the tracker poll in January but nine percent is still quite a distance given that the election in the state is only a week away The only solace for the LDF is that 12 per cent of UDF voters among the respondents who said they might change their mind on the polling day In the case of the LDF this is only three per cent The tracker poll also shows that the UDF is ahead of the LDF in Malabar and comfortably ahead and Kochi In southern districts it’s mostly a neck-to-neck fight An interesting feature of the poll is how the efforts of the LDF to woo the majorities – not the minorities as their self-confessed benefactor – are paying off It’s an old ploy in a state where about 50 per cent of the population is composed of Muslims and Christians who traditionally back the Congress and the UDF And interestingly it’s working About 44 per cent of the Hindus said they would vote for the LDF as against 31 per cent which backed the UDF In term of the minorities 59 per cent Christians and 69 per cent Muslims said they would vote for the UDF – so much for the secular posturing of the LDF Does the murder of communist dissident TP Chandrasekharan by CPM functionaries have anything to do with the elections CPM thinks it doesn’t but the poll says otherwise About 67 per cent of the respondents said they supported the government move to hand over the case to CBI In a nutshell there’s nothing that the LDF can be happy about Somehow they aren’t getting it right The circumstances aren’t great for the UDF still the people don’t want the LDF Why Mere soul searching won’t help because what it requires is a marrow transplantation More on that after the elections Kolkata: Reigning Bengali matinee idol Dev film personalities Moon Moon Sen and Satabdi Roy and former Indian soccer skipper Bhaichung Bhutia figure in the list of Trinamool Congress candidates for the April-May Lok Sabha polls party chief Mamata Banerjee announced on Wednesday Bhutia will contest the election from Darjeeling and Dev from Ghatal in West Midnapore district as per the list which includes a number of renowned cultural personalities and non-political people Moon Moon daughter of legendary Bengali heroine Suchitra Sen and herself a film actress will be in fray from Bankura Bhaichung Bhutia AFP Sugata Bose a grandson of great revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and professor at Harvard University has been named the party nominee from Jadavpur Bose’s mother Krishna had won the polls from the same constituency thrice consecutively in 1996 1998 and 1999 Soumitra Roy a lead singer of popular Bengali band Bhoomi is being fielded from Malda North constituency in Malda district Theatre personality Arpita Ghosh has bagged the Trinamool ticket from Balurghat in South Dinajpur district In Midnapore the Trinamool candidate is veteran Bengali actress Sandhya Roy Eminent singer Indranil Sen would try his luck from Berhampore in Murshidabad district from where the Congress is likely to again field its state chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Banerjee also announced that Bengali matinee idols and sitting MPs Satabdi Roy and Tapas Pal have been renominated from Birbhum and Krishnanagar constituencies respectively Former Indian soccer captain Prasun Banerjee who won the Howrah Lok Sabha seat in a bypoll last year has got the renomination from the same seat Banerjee’s nephew and Trinamool Yuva president Abhishek Bandopadhyay would fight the elections from Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas In the previous election (2009) veteran leader Somen Mitra had won the seat on Trinamool ticket but switched over to the Congress recently In Raiganj of North Dinapur district ailing Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunshi’s brother Satyaranjan Dasmunshi would be pitted as a Trinamool candidate Raiganj is now represented by P R Dasmunshi’s wife Deepa regarded as a staunch critic of the Trinamool chief Trinamool which had won 19 of the 42 seats from the state in the 2009 elections has fielded 11 women candidates this time "Of the 42 seats in Bengal we are fielding 11 women candidates which perhaps is the highest Seven candidates are from the minority community" said Banerjee at a crowded media meet at the her residence in south Kolkata’s Kalighat IANS I had 46, The number of active email accounts swelled to 3. 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