Parking woes to stay

As violation of the parking fee rule  has become a norm, Express talks to malls and hospitals about their stance on the issue

Published: 09th November 2019 06:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th November 2019 04:10 PM   |  A+A-

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Vehicles parked under 'No Parking' sign at the first ever model road in the state, Vellayambalam-Sasthamangalam. (File photo | EPS)

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: No one is above the law. But, when it comes to commercial establishments in the city charging for parking, this doesn’t seem to be the case.  However, taking advantage of people’s unawareness about the fixed parking fee, many commercial establishments, including hospitals, shopping complexes and theatres, are fleecing customers. The city corporation, which has the responsibility to put an end to this illegal practice, is waiting for complaints to come up so that action can be taken.  
A day after T’Puram Express reported about the illegal parking fee charged by some establishments, violating norms, here’s what authorities of some of the malls, theatres and hospitals have to say.

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