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Taxi strike in Kolkata to protest fuel price hike

Over 30,000 taxis have gone off the roads in the city following a strike called by the Bengal Taxi Association.

india Updated: Jun 29, 2006 15:35 IST

Over 30,000 taxis have gone off the roads in the city following a strike called by the Bengal Taxi Association.

The Association had called the strike demanding reduction in the cess of diesel and petrol.

The association said the taxi fares have not increased in line with the fuel price hike.

However, the taxi owners feared that if the fares were increased, many people would stop using taxis.