Mumbai: Taxi, autorickshaw drivers strike against Uber
Taxi and autorickshaw drivers under Jai Bhagwan Taxi Rickshaw Sanghatana on Wednesday announced they would go on indefinite strike from August 29 in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai demanding the state government to regulate operation of cab aggregators such as Uber and Ola.
“We have lost hopes from the state government and the Chief Minister, who did not fulfil his promise to come up with rules or Act to regulate these app-based aggregators, who are eating into our money and passengers,” president of this relatively new association Balasahab Sanap said.
“Now, we are left with no another option but to resort to indefinite strike. We gave government ample time to look into our demands…it did nothing but only made fake promises,” he said. Full Story